February 9, 1929 ~ June 23, 2011

Born in: Buncombe County, N.C.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville – Marian Davis Holt, 82, died Thursday, June 23, 2011 at the John F. Keever Solace Center. A native of Buncombe County, she was daughter of the late Robert Leonard and Blanche Griffin Davis. Marian was preceded in death by her husband, William Patterson Holt who died in 2001 and by a son, William Patterson "Pat" Holt Jr. She worked at Memorial Mission Hospital as medical technologist and became a homemaker. Marian is survived by a daughter, Renee Holt Fraser and her husband, Gordon Bissett Fraser Jr. of Asheville, several nieces and nephews along with a few cousins. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Calvary Episcopal Churchyard with the Reverend Joe Fulk officiating. Memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice P.O. Box 25338 Asheville, N.C. 28813 or to the Givens Estate Residency Assitance Fund, 2360 Sweeten Creek Road Asheville, NC 28803. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.

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  1. Renee,

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Marian. Such great memories of times with your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Christy Robinson Keever

  2. Renee,
    Our family wishes to let you know
    we are sorry upon the death of your
    Mother. She was a nice and very
    thoughtful Lady.
    Our prayers are with you at this

    Mary Anne Elingburg
    & family

  3. Renee the love of a Mother is so very special, I know that you will miss her. you will have wonderful memories. she was a special friend to me, I will miss her,so. It was my honor to style her hair and visit with her. She made me laugh! Marian was a special friend. Brenda Brigman

  4. Renee,
    I am so sorry about your mom. I know you will miss her. I miss mine so much. I will be praying for you and your family.


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