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Reverend Ray J. Holt

November 25, 1940 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 80)


Reverend Ray J. Holt, 80, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at his home in Morristown.  He was instrumental in starting various Missionary Baptist Churches in the Lakeway Community.  He and his late wife sang for many years with the Heavenly Way singers.  He worked as a Carpenter by trade and retired from the Carpenters Local 50 Union after many years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mary Lou Holt; parents, Seth and Corea Shockley Holt along with nine brothers. 

He is survived by his two sons Donnie Holt and Lonnie Holt; several grandchildren; special friend Deborah “Sis” (Brian) Dunn; as well as several other nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 5:00PM- 8:00PM  Friday, January 29, 2021 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home.  Private funeral services are planned for 10:00AM Saturday, January 30, 2021 with Reverend Clifford Dalton officiating with music provided by Reverend Jerry Johnson.  Interment will follow in Bethesda Cemetery.

Due to Covid19, all attendees are requested to wear facial coverings and maintain social distancing.

Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Reverend Ray J. Holt, please visit our floral store.


January 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home - East Chapel
200 Jaybird Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Interment following funeral service
January 30, 2021

Historic Bethesda Cemetery
Bethesda Road
Morristown, TN 37814

Private Services

Funeral Home - East Chapel
200 Jaybird Road
Morristown, TN 37814

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