Funeral services were held for Mona Faye Tinsley Walker Holman, 82, at the Chapel of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Homer on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at 10 a.m. with Dr. Shelby Cowling, officiating. Interment followed at Old Town Cemetery in Haynesville.
Mrs. Holman was born Sept. 6, 1929, in the Standpipe Community near Homer to Roy Clyde and Myra Ione Beavers Tinsley. Mrs. Holman retired from the First Guaranty Bank in Homer as vice president, with a career that spanned more than 39 years including time at Security State Bank in Big Spring.
She entered into rest Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at Christus-Schumpert Highland Hospital in Shreveport following a short illness.
Mrs. Holman was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 53 years, Durwood E. Walker; and brothers, Percy Tinsley and Drew Tinsley.
She is survived by her husband, Louis Holman; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Aubrey (Poley) Guinn of Homer and Carlene and Gary (Speedy) Hollan of Homer; brother, Leroy Tinsley and wife Olarene of Homer, sisters, Camilla Bauldree and husband Travis of Homer, Brenda Rainey and husband Royce of Haynesville, Billie Joyce Teague and husband Ronnie of West Monroe, and Judy Bolt and husband Jack of Houston; sister-in-law, Laura Tinsley of Haynesville; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
For friends considering memorials to Mrs. Holman, her family suggests the American Cancer Society, St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., or the First Baptist Church of Haynesville.