Margie Holley, 72

Margie Ellen Holley, 72, of Wabash, died at 6:28 am, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

She was born Aug. 1, 1943, in Huntington, to Frederick and Reva (Obenour) Sands.

Margie married Jack Lee Holley, Sr. in Wabash on Aug. 21, 1970, he died Oct. 6, 1986. She worked at Bertsch Food Service where she filled vending machines for different factories around the Wabash area and retired as a manager in 2004, and also worked at United Tech in Huntington for seven years. She enjoyed doing crafts, volunteering to do nails, woodworking, painting, and remodeling her home. Margie also loved dancing and having company over to her home for coffee. She loved making other people happy and was always willing to give anyone anything she had.

She is survived by her significant other of 23 years, Byrl Dwayne Hopkins of Wabash; five children, Jack L (Misty) Holley, Jr., Diana (Terry) George, and Brenda (Greg) Driscoll, all of Wabash, Michelle Kuzemka of Roanoke, and Tammy (Clint) Wrisk of Lagro; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Sands of Kokomo, and brother, Mark Sands of Fort Wayne.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, two brothers, and one grandson.

Funeral services will be 2 pm, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Scott Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion. Friends may call 12:30 - 2 pm, Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to the Lutheran Cancer Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The memorial guest book for Margie may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Dec 01