Neil Holloway


May 5, 2015 - 12:00 AM

Neil W. Holloway, 86, Iola, formerly of Lone Elm, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola.
He was born April 5, 1929, in Fort Scott, the son of Dewey and Maude (Cushing) Holloway. Neil graduated from Kincaid High School in 1947. Neil served in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean Conflict.
Neil married Mary Jane New on Nov. 15, 1953, in Iola. This union was blessed with five children.
He served on the Anderson County Hospital Board; Deer Creek Watershed; Kincaid Fair Board; was active in the Kincaid V.F.W. and Masonic Lodge; a member of the Scottish Rites and Mirza Shrine. Neil and Mary Jane were also 4-H Leaders.
Neil lived and farmed in the Lone Elm area from 1955 until 2013. He and Mary Jane were active in the community; he enjoyed playing pitch, going to farm auctions and sales. He loved to visit with friends and neighbors. His greatest joy was visiting with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Jane Holloway on Jan. 22, 2009; grandson, Lance Holloway; two sisters, Marjorie Yarborough and Marilyn Holloway; infant brother, Lawrence Holloway; brother, Earl Holloway.
Neil is survived by four sons, Larry Holloway and wife Mary, Topeka; Garry Holloway and wife Kathy, Lone Elm; Donald Holloway and wife Lisa, Spring Hill; Duane Holloway and Erica Jensen, Eufaula, Okla.; one daughter, Terri Holloway, Shawnee; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Darlene Olson and husband Gurdon; Thelma Culler and Katie Holloway; two brothers-in-law, Bill New and Jim Yarborough.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., on Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Garnett. Burial will be in Lone Elm Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital or to the Lone Elm Community Building or to the Kincaid Fair Association.
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