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Effie

Holestin

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January 19, 2010

Effie Marie Craft Holestin, 76, of 826 Long Avenue, died, Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at Alleghany Regional Hospital in Low Moor. She was born July 29, 1933 in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late Samuel L. and Virginia Tingler Craft. Ms. Holestin was an employee of the former Halmode Inc. in Covington. In addition to her parents , Ms. Holestin was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Sue Allard in 1994 and also by two nephews, Steven Montgomery and Jonathan Craft. Surviving are Gomer Holestin of Covington; three daughters, Sandy Rothwell and her husband Brian of Covington; Sharon Givens and her husband, Mike of Covington and Angela Ambrose and her husband Michael of Covington; five sons, Greg Holestin and Judy Craft of Covington; Barry Holestin and his wife Tammy of Covington; Gary Holestin and his wife Sandy of White Sulphur Springs, WV; Anthony Holestine and his wife Natalie of Covington and Terry Holestin and his wife, Jennifer of Covington; Grandchildren, David Gibson, Adam Gibson, Michelle D. Tingler, Greg Holestin, Jr., Brittany Holsetin, Shawn Phillips , Marcie Hoy, Candice RedmanChris Phillips, Dana Holestin, April Ambrose, Josh Ambrose, Barry Holestin, Jr., Mellisa Holestin, Robert McClary, Diedre McClary, Alfton Whitehead, Brooke Whitehead, Amber Holestin and Kaitlin Holestin; 29 great grandchildren; three sisters, Margie Montgomery and Phyllis King , both of Covington and Linda Joe Fury of Hopewell; one bother, James Craft of Covington ; her aide, Ruby Hunter of Covington and numerous nieces and nephews. The interment will be made in the Humphries Cemetery. . The online guest book is available at arrittfuneralhome.com
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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