Emma Hollie

Obituary of Emma Spradlin Hollie

Emma May Spradlin Hollie, 81, of Huddleston, VA passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Oakwood Health & Rehab in Bedford. She was twice married. First to the late Burnice “Buddy” Adkins and her former second husband, Oliver O. Hollie. 

Born March 21, 1941, in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late John Russell Spradlin and Willie Skinnell Spradlin. She was a member of Ephesus United Methodist Church in Huddleston and retired as a cashier with Walmart in Bedford. She had previously worked with Imperial Reading In. for 27 years, Limitorque and Mrs. Giles Country Kitchen, both in the accounting departments. 

She is survived by one daughter, Karen Adkins Russell and her husband, Robert “Bud” Cabell Russell Jr; three grandchildren, Robert “Trey” Cabell Russell, III and his wife, Hannah Danielle Russell, Lynette Renee’ Russell and her fiancé Charles “Charlie” Raymond Peirce, III, Ryleigh Grayce Russell and her fiancé Kristopher Michael Harris and one great-granddaughter, Parker May Russell. She was preceded in death by one sister, Joyce Spradlin Williams and two nephews, Montgomery “Monty” Laurence Williams, Jr., and Gregory Allen Williams. 

Memorial contributions in Emma’s name can be made to Horizon Behavioral Health, 2215 Langhorne Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24501 in lieu of flowers 

A private graveside service will be held Thursday.  

Diuguid Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722, is serving the family.  

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