Ms. Neva Jean Holt, 91, of Newport departed this life on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at St. Michael’s Place in Newport.  She was born on July 25, 1927, in Newport, the daughter of late Ernest and Etta (Wackerly) Gray. 

Ms. Holt loved to travel, playing word games on the computer, and visiting friends.  She was a member of Holden Avenue Church of Christ.

On February 15, 2007, Neva married Edwin William. She has an adopted daughter, Jeanetta (Nicholson) Thasher; three grandchildren, Wesley Thrasher, Tomalee Pierce, and Amber Rooks; one great granddaughter, Brooklyn Coredo; one great grandson, Sebastian Lee Keene; brother, Jack Gray; nieces, Janie White (Kenny), and Susie Biehle (Greg); nephews, Gary Gray (Pam) and Stan Nicholson (Judy); and one grand dog, Wendy.

Ms. Holt was preceded in death by her husbands, Buford Nicholson and Edwin Holt; brother, Zane Gray; sister, Joan Rooks; and her parents.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Maple Springs Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Arrangements provided by Dillinger Funeral Home.