The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1931
OBITUARY - LEWIS D. HOLLOWAY.
Lewis D. HOLLOWAY, the son of David and Melissa HOLLOWAY,was born in Cass county near Harrisonville, Missouri, February 24, 1867,
and passed away at the St. Joseph hospital at St. Joseph, Mo., October 4, 1931, at the age of 64 years, seven months and 10 days.
At an early age he joined the Baptist church in which faith he continued throughout his entire life.
On March 13, 1887, he was
united in marriage to Rose A. BERRY, also of Cass county, Missouri. After marriage he spent eleven years in Oregon and Washington.
A part of the time was spent in true pioneer fashion, living more than 100 miles from a railroad. He was a lover of stock and gained
the reputation of being a successful horse and cattle man.
In 1908 he brought his family back to Ringgold county, Iowa, where he
remained for the past 23 years.
On September 30th he was taken to St. Joseph hospital, where he was operated on for acute
appendicitis. Operation was considered successful until pneumonia and other complications caused his death Sunday morning, October 4.
He was known as a man of simple tastes, an honest industrious worker and a lover of his home and family. While in the west he
became a member of both the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodman of America.
He leaves to mourn his departure a wife,
two children - Mrs. Alex MOFFATT of Mount Ayr, Iowa, and Troy HOLLOWAY of Chicago, Ill,; six grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Julia
ADKINS of Portland, Oregon, and Mrs. Alice ADKINS of Twin Falls, Idaho, and one brother, Ray HOLLOWAY of Great Falls, Mont., and a
host of other relatives and friends.
NOTE: Rose A. (BERRY), wife of Lewis D. HOLLOWAY, was born in 1869, and died in 1943 with interment at
Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Transcription and note by by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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