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Bobbie Nell Herndon Holley, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away on February 13, 2021.
Mrs. Holley was born on June 14, 1943 in Panama City, Florida to Jessie Willard and Eula Mae (Smith) Herndon. She grew up in Bainbridge, Ga along with her brother and sister. Bobbie attended Bainbridge High School where she graduated in 1961. The previous year, on October 1st, 1960, she married the love of her life, Frank J. Holley, after writing letters back and forth for months while he was stationed overseas. The two fell in love and spent an amazing 60 years together. Bobbie became a military wife, strong and unwavering, and the two were stationed in many different places, from the United States to Paris, Germany, and back stateside in several different states. When it was time to move to the next base, her husband never had to worry about Bobbie taking care of the children, the moving, and meeting him there.
Mrs. Holley worked in insurance and property management throughout her life. She was a devout Conservative Baptist and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Valdosta for 32 years before moving to Newnan, where she became a member of the First Baptist Church of Newnan for the remaining 4 years of her life. More than anything else, Bobbie loved her family and cooking. She was very well known to cook for her church family and events and also her neighbors. She spent her years taking care of her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and attending baseball games.
Mrs. Holley was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband: Frank J. Holley; her children: Christie Olde (Paul) of New Braunfels, TX, Lisa Aguero (Oscar) of Valdosta, GA, Pam Danbury (Bill) of Newnan, GA, and Buddy Holley (Mary) of Strawberry Plains, TN; grandchildren: Chuck Danbury, Ryan Danbury (Audrey), Samantha Olde, Michael Olde (Kerstin). Parker Holley, Chase Holley, David Holley, Haley Aguero, and Kimsey Aguero; and great-grandchildren: Jenna Hickman, Whitney Danbury, Jordan Matthews (Jackson), Cannon Danbury, Case Danbury, and Ace Olde, Her Brother: J.W. Herndon, Jr., Rome, GA, Her Sister: Frances (Burt) Poitevient, Faceville, GA. and many nieces and nephews.
The family will be having a private service due to Covid. In Lieu of flowers the family is asking that you send donations in Memory of Bobbie Holley to one of the following charities:
To donate by check or over the phone: Baptist Medical and Dental Mission International, 11 Plaza Dr., Hattiesburg, MS 39402, (601)544-3586. Missionaries-South Asia, Kevin and Cynthia Weldon. Gift in Memory of Bobbie Holley.
To donate online: www.BMDMI.org go to giving link at the top of the website, select the tab for DIRECT MY GIFT TO: scroll down to Missionaries-South Asia, Kevin and Cynthia Weldon. Under additional comments, gift in memory of Bobbie Holley.
Coweta Pregnancy Services: Mail check to 29 Brown Street, Newnan, GA 30263 or donate online www.coweta-ps.org, Donate, then choose Bobbie Holley.
The Holley family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Messages of condolence can be left at www.GeorgiaCremation.com