Evangelist Barbara J. Holloway
Evangelist Barbara Jean White Holloway, 64, died early Sunday morning January 31, 2016 at her home in rural Jefferson Davis County. Services for Sis. Holloway were held on Saturday February 6, 2016 at the Prentiss High School Gym, with Pastor Jesse Holloway of Outreach Fellowship Revival Center of Highway 84 West of Prentiss, officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of all arrangements.
Sis. Holloway was the oldest daughter of the late Ambrose White and the late Bertha Lee White of the Mt. Zion community of Jefferson Davis County. At an early age she joined the Mt. Zion Church and remained a member until she married and joined with her husband to establish Outreach Fellowship Revival Center, where she remained an active and faithful First Lady, Evangelist, Teacher and mother until her health failed. Sis. Holloway continued to persevere through health issues to be the virtuous woman, wife, mother, and friend to the Church family and community.
Sister Holloway was reared and educated in the Jefferson Davis area, graduating from J. E. Johnson High School in 1969, prior to earning a degree in Evangelistic Studies from Word of Truth Kingdom Siminary in Jackson. In addition to being an outstanding First Lady, Sis. Holloway worked for over 11 years at the Edward Hyman Garment Factor in Prentiss to held provide for her growing family.
In 1969, Sis. Holloway married Rev. Jessie James Holloway of Prentiss, and to this union six children were added. Sister Holloway with all of her other duties and responsibilities, served her husband and children as an outstanding wife and mother as described in Proverbs 31: 10 through 31.
Sis. Holloway’s survivors include her husband, Rev. Jessie James Holloway of Prentiss; five children, Shanton Holloway of Southaven, Jabbarsco (Nicole) Holloway of Horn Lake, Emmanuel Holloway of Memphis, TN, Sarah (Timothy) Johnson of Southaven, and Abraham Holloway of Prentiss; five brothers, Walter White of Anniston, AL, Charlie (Helen) White of Oakvale, Larry White of Jackson, Kenneth Dale (Pauline) White of Jackson, and Rev. Ozell (Jerleen) White of Prentiss; four sisters, Linda J. White of Dallas, TX, Sandra (James) Durr of Plano, TX, Dortheria (JC) Harris of Dallas, TX, and Veronica (Willie) Stafford; five grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.