Helen Lucille (Gregg) Holt

Helen Lucille (Gregg) Holt, 96, of Richmond, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at her home.

Helen was born Sept. 12, 1918 in Vanita, Okla., to James and Ethel Melinda (Harvey) Gregg. She married Earl Jefferson Holt of Blanco, Okla., June 4, 1938. He preceded her in death March 16, 1981.

Survivors include: her children, Virginia Lucille Wood of Lake City, Fla., Billie Earl Holt and his wife, Sharon, of Schell City, Sammy Lee Holt, Sr., of Lewisville, Texas, Nicki Susan Love and her husband, Don, of Columbia and Martha Book and her husband, Keith, of Cariboo, Minn.; grandchildren, Jill Valdez, Amy Oberlies, Jennifer Lynn Hicks, Earl Jefferson Holt, James Dale Holt, Julie Ann Franke, Sammy Lee Holt, Jr., June Love, John Love, Barbara Baki, Amanda Book, Courtney Book, Heidi Stubbs and Rebecca Book; great-grandchildren, Shelley, Jill, Leonard, Jason, Josiah, Mycah, Clorissa, Travis, Paisley, Peyton, Timmy, Johnathon, Jaxson and Ivan; and great-great-grandchildren, Amy, Manny, Tyler, Adam, Kaia, Kali, Madilyne, Brooklyn and Carson.

Helen was a cook for Richmond schools before retiring. Helen was a faithful member of the Lord’s Church, Church of Christ and was there when services were held. She lived in Richmond most of her life.

Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, March 16, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery north of Richmond. Online condolences may be left at

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