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Edward Holliman

d. February 28, 2020

Ed Holliman, 79, of Montalba, Texas, died February 28, 2020 at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas, after a lengthy illness. Ed battled his illness with courage until his last breath, as he peacefully passed surrounded by his loving family.
He leaves behind the love his life, Elaine Sheppard. He is survived by his son, Keith and wife Dari Holliman of Tennessee Colony, his daughter, Shelly, and husband Duane Avery of Palestine, his stepson Gregg and Elizabeth Perry of Malakoff, his stepson Gene Perry of Montalba, 18 grand children, and 24 great grand children. He is also survived by his sister Arlene and husband Tommy Pearson of Hosston, LA and his sister Fern and husband Jim Ferguson of Red Oak, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Byron and Essie Holliman, his daughter Mitzi Holliman, and his granddaughter Mandy Herrera.
Ed was born and raised in the Cayuga area, attended Sam Houston University, and proudly served his country in the US Army. As an avid outdoorsman, he loved to fish and hunt and as a lifelong animal lover, he spent many years of retirement caring for the countless goats, sheep, chickens, dogs, and cats he and Elaine shared.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 1, from 6-8 PM at Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff.
Graveside services will be held at Malakoff Cemetery on Monday, March 2, at 10 am.


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sunday, March 1, 2020
Huckabee-Tomlinson Funeral Home
403 E Royall Blvd
Malakoff, Texas, United States

Graveside Service

Malakoff Cemetery
County Road 14100
Malakoff, Texas, United States
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