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Obituary for Evelyn T. Holden
Funeral services for Evelyn Truesdale Holden, 84, of Westville, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 29, 2012, from Bethany Baptist Church, Westville. The Revs. Jeffery Holden, Craigan Blankenship and Dale Myers will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Holden, widow of Thomas Clarence “T.C.” Holden died Thursday, January 26, in A. Sam Karesh Longterm Care, Camden. Born in Westville, she was the daughter of the late Remard and Mary Gaskins Truesdale. Mrs. Holden was a member of Bethany Baptist Church where she had served as church organist and Sunday School teacher and was a homemaker. Surviving are her daughter, Rosemary Holden of Westville; 3 sons, Keith Holden (Marie) of Kershaw, Rev. Jeffrey Holden (Taryl) of Macclesfield, N.C., Eric Holden (Laura) of Camden; 13 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and 2 great- great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son; Tommy Holden, grandson, Jared Holden, 3 sisters, Ethel Ellis, Irene Truesdale, Nan Wheeler, 6 brothers; Rembert Truesdale, Colon Truesdale, John Truesdale, Clyde Truesdale, A.C. Truesdale and James Truesdale and her daughter –n-law; Reba Holden. The family will receive friends following the committal service in the Church Family Life Center and other times at the home of her son, 376 Oak Ridge Church Rd., Kershaw. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, Family Life Center Building Fund, P.O. Box 488, Westville, S.C. 29175 Baker Funeral Home is serving the family.