OBITUARY: John Brent Holladay, Sr.


OBITUARY: John Brent Holladay, Sr.

John Brent Holladay, Sr. passed away on Dec. 4, 2017. He was 70.

Brent is preceded in death by his parents, George Eulon and Violet Hill Holladay; sister, Helen Hughes and brother, Lionel George Holladay. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Lane Holladay; son, John Brent Holladay, Jr. (Eve); daughters, Rachel Holladay Stooksbury (Mark) and Rebecca Holladay Abel (Brad); grandchildren, Hannah Grace Abel and Maggie Danielle, John Mark and Ethan Thomas Stooksbury; nieces and nephews, William David Hughes, Holly Beth Hughes, Lionel George Holladay, Jr., Lisa Holladay Roberts-Richards, Samuel Buford Holladay and his faithful companion, Dolly.

Brent was a faithful husband, loving father and loyal patriot. An outdoorsman, he loved fishing and all animals. He was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. His entrepreneurial spirit paved the way for him to become a successful truck salesman, longtime restaurant owner of Maggie’s Café in Brentwood and downtown Nashville and food services director at Brentwood Baptist Church for many years.

Brent was a member of Brentwood Baptist Church where Dr. Michael L. Glenn will conduct a service to celebrate his life at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, at Brentwood Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brentwood Baptist Church, Hope for the World Offering, 7777 Concord Rd., Brentwood, TN 37027.

An online guestbook is available at AustinFuneralService.com  615-377-0775

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