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Alonzo Cleveland "Jack" Holt, Jr.

November 20, 1925 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 94)


Alonzo Cleveland “Jack” Holt, Jr. died June 3, 2020 after an extended illness.  A life-long resident of Nashville Tennessee, he and his wife moved to Wayne County December 2005 in order to live next door to their daughter, Sue, and her family.

Jack retired after thirty-five years with the Bell South/AT&T companies. He spent the next thirty-two years loving, supporting, and nurturing all the members of his family.

He was born on November 20, 1925 in Nashville, TN, to the late Alonzo Cleveland and Ruby Pentecost Holt. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of sixty-two years, Lucy Marie Woodrow Holt, one daughter, Judy Wheeley of Watertown, TN, and one grandson, John Holt of Fairview, TN.

Survivors include one son and partner, Michael Holt and Dianne Driver of Bon Aqua, TN, one daughter, Sue Williamson and husband, Van, one son-in-law and widower of Judy, Steve Wheeley of Watertown, TN, and one ex-daughter-in-law and mother of Jomi, John, and Tim, Joyce McCloud of Nashville, TN. Grandchildren include Ross Wheeley and wife, Barbara of Watertown, TN, Jomi Holt and wife, Shannon of Lavergne, TN, Tim Holt and wife, Melanie of Knoxville, TN, Albert “Trey” Williamson, Graham Williamson, and Pate Williamson and wife, Aimee of Jesup, GA. Great-grandchildren include Allison and Jacob Wheeley of Watertown, TN, Abigail and Tyler Holt of Lavergne, TN, Sami Disley, Isabel Gonzales, Elijah Gonzales, Charlotte Williamson  and Norah Williamson of Jesup,  Kingston Grimmett, Hendrix Holt and Wolf Holt of Knoxville and Karson Holt of Nashville, TN.

His family wishes to thank all those who so lovingly cared for him in Jesup including the staffs at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Community Home Health, Hospice of South Georgia, Dr. Lance Hendrix, Dr. Jon Simmons, Dr. Gary Stern, and Dr. Karl Patrick.

A private memorial service for family will be held at a later date.

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