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Official Obituary of

Margaret Edith (Meador) Holloway

April 29, 1942 ~ November 26, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Margaret Holloway Obituary

 

The Life and Legacy of Margaret Edith Meador Holloway

Margaret was born April 29, 1942, to parents John and Janet Meador in Union, SC. She received her early education in the Union County School System. Margaret attended Benedict College in Columbia, SC where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Margaret was an outstanding educator who positively impacted her student, fellow teachers, and administrators. She was known for her dedication, insightfulness, expertise, and kindness. Margaret taught school for 50+ years in the Union County School System. Her final position was at Foster Park Elementary School Literacy Program.

Margaret was a dedicated member of Corinth Baptist Church in which she gave her life to Jesus at an early age under the guidance of Rev. Matthew Zimmerman, followed by Dr. Joe Albert Bush and Rev. Sadler. Margaret exhibited strength courage, confidence, and grace. She loved to sing and listen to Gospel music. One of her favorite songs were “If I can help somebody along the way, then my living will not be in vain,” which was very fitting for the life that she lived. Her memories will reside in all of us forever.

As Margaret’s health started to decline. She never lost sight of the fact that she was a child of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was her friend and comforter during her illness. She held many positions in the church which includes chairperson of Trustee Board, past missionary president, superintendent of Sunday School, Sunday School teacher, president of the adult choir, member of the Senior Jubilee choir, and praise and worship team. She also completed work for the Level 1 certificate of progress of Christian Education and served on the pastor’s aid committee. As one can see Margaret’s work spoke for her. She truly loved her church family. She also worked very diligently in her community.

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents John and Janet Meador and son George “Man” Holloway III. She will be cherished and remembered by her loving husband George, daughter Muriel, sisters Doretha Adams (Jake), Betty Meador, Ada Meador, and niece J’nai Adams.

Margaret also leaves sister-in-law’s Mozelle Wright and Hatti Chisolm, brother-in-law Norman Holloway (Stephanie), brother-in-law Charles Wallington (Donna), brother-in law Lawrence Wallington (Patricia).

Margaret also loved and cherished her extended family: Vivian Brown, John Jeter, Mary Natasha Peake & children Amariyah, Natalia, and Kealyan Peak; best friend and sister Annie Pearl Bell. She also cherished a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and her church family.

A special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Spartanburg Regional Hospital and Union Medical Center Hospice Unit.

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Services

Open Viewing
Saturday
December 2, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Union Commuity Funeal Home

Celebration of Life
Sunday
December 3, 2023

1:30 PM
Corinth Baptist Church
302 N Herndon St
Union, SC 29379

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Sunday
December 3, 2023

Union Memorial Gardens

Donations

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
10 Brookline Place, W 6th floor, Brookline MA 02445
Tel: 1-800-525-4669
Web: http://www.dana-farber.org/

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