Hollie, Mary Ballard

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Mary Ballard Hollie, 83, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2006 at her home in Narrows, Va.

She was born October 21, 1922 at Spanishburg, W. Va., and was the daughter of the late Edwin Hill and Lou Burgess Ballard. Mary was a homemaker, and attended the First Christian Church of Narrows, Va, and prior to moving to Narrows, she attended Peterstown United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Hollie and one grandson, Samuel Hollie and ten brothers and sisters.

Survivors include three sons, Ed M. Hollie and wife Liz of Christiansburg, Va; Norman B. Hollie and wife Barbara of Narrows, Va; and Thomas D. Hollie and wife Linda of Narrows, Va; two daughters, Daphne S. Huffman and husband Greg of Roanoke, Va; and Marilyn B. Songer and husband Randy of Pearisburg, Va; one sister, Helen Drahuse of Apopka, Fla.; ten grandchildren, Brandon Hollie, Erica Kujawa, Adrienne Bradley, Ben Hollie, Mary-Ann Hollie, Kate Huffman, Josh Hollie, Kerrie Huffman, Cody Hollie and Christopher Hollie; one great-grandchild, Paiton Bradley; and daughter-in-law, Cindi Hollie Selz.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 28, 2006 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, W. VA., with Daniel (DJ) Chambers officiating. Burial will follow at the Peterstown Cemetery in Rich Creek, Va. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, August 27, 2006 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Carilion New River Valley Hospice/ 707 Randolph St./ Suite 251/ Radford, Va 24141.

Mary and the family appreciated the love and support given from Amanda, Debra and Joy from Carilion New River Valley Hospice. Online guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the Hollie family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, W. Va.