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Evelyn Holt – Obituary

Evelyn Holt, age 91, of Lockport, IL, formerly of Karnak, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL.

Evelyn was born November 2, 1923 in Karnak, IL, living in Lockport most of her life.  She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Lockport.  She enjoyed watching wrestling and other T.V. shows, spending time with her family and attending Church gatherings.

She is survived by her six children, Charles Edward (Diana Hardey) Holt, Jerry (Lynn) Holt, Marsha Smart, James Snyder, David Holt and Lisa (Ron) Welsh; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren,and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Alice (Kenneth) Roberts, Mary Ellen Griggs; half brother, Stanley Snyder; half sister, Loretta Underwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Verdane Holt; parents James Orval and Ellen (Jones) Snyder, and one brother James Snyder.

Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Holt will be at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at Anderson Cemetery in Boaz.  Rev. Gerell Cain will be officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak.  To leave an on-line message for the family, please visit our website at

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