Sarah Frances Holdren, 64, of Croft Road near Pembroke departed this life Tuesday evening June 19, 2007 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. Born in Giles County on March 29, 1943 she was a daughter of the late Cecil Alvin and Clara Hollins Mullins. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Cecil “Manny” Mullins and a sister Betty Olinger.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of forty-seven years Emmett R. Holdren; two daughters Caorl and her husband Jason Mattox of Salem, and Betty Kay Holdren of Pembroke; she was looking forward to the birth of her first grandchild in July, Austin McKenzie Mattox; two brothers John Mullins and Sally Reynolds of Salem, Jimmy and Patsy Mulllins of Stuart; three sisters Jennette Williams of Salem, Lucy Lucia of Dublin, Jerly Shrader of Haywood, CA.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 PM in The Kendall Funeral Home Chapel at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.