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Daisy Paracca Holden

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October 2, 2008

Daisy Paracca Holden, 88, of Albany, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at Palmyra Park Hospital and has gone to be with her Lord.

The funeral service will be held at 4 PM Saturday, October 4, at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors with Rev. Tony Haefs officiating.  Entombment will follow at Crown Hill Mausoleum.

A native of Humboldt, TN, Mrs. Holden had lived in Albany since 1957.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she was active in the Library and Flower Ministry. 

She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother.  She was preceded in death by her husband: John W. (Jack) Holden, Sr., in 1981, and her beloved dog Gretchen in 2007.

Survivors include two sons: John Wilbur Holden, Jr., and his wife Patsy of Lilburn, GA, Barry Wayne Holden of Washington, GA; four grandchildren: Tara Holden of Nashville, TN, Brent Holden of Columbia, SC, Nicole Eick and her husband Carson of Martinez, GA, Stuart Holden of Denver, CO; and two great-grandchildren, Ella Raley Eick and Mary Carson Eick.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humane Society of Terrell County, P.O. Box 311, Dawson, GA 39842.  The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors, Saturday from 2 PM till the funeral hour.

You may sign the online guestbook and share your memories with the family of Daisy Holden by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at  www.kimbrellstern.com.