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Melvin Edward Holloway

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  • Nov. 18, 2020 - 1:44 PM

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Melvin Edward Holloway

The Newnan Times-Herald

Melvin Edward Holloway, age 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at his home in Newnan surrounded by family.

He was born on April 14, 1932, in Newnan to the late Luby Forest Holloway and Emma Treadwell Holloway.

Melvin served two years in the National Guard before joining the Navy in February 1953 to 1957. He grew up and lived in the Arnco area with his late wife, Lucy Ann Harris Holloway, and three children, Charles Lee, the late Brian Alan and Beth Ann.

He is survived by his son, Charles Lee, and wife Maribeth Holloway; daughter Beth Ann Hennes; grandchildren, Tony, Erik, Kristen and Katelin. He is also survived by numerous family and friends who will miss him.

The service to celebrate Melvin’s life is Friday, November 20, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan with Chaplain Don Daly officiating. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan. The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

His family wishes to thank the staff of Piedmont Newnan Hospital and Homestead Hospice for their care and support in his final journey. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory 770-253-4580