Melreth L. Holladay, 88, of Delmar, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford. She loved spending time with her family and friends, sewing and cooking, gardening, the beach and fishing. She was voted “Volunteer of the Year” at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and enjoyed her hours volunteering in the business office.
Holladay was preceded in death by her parents, Atwood F. and Hazel C. Lynch; husband, Chester (Arkie) L. Holladay Sr.; son, Chester L. Holladay Jr.; brother, Atwood Lynch Jr.; and sister, Odelta Lynch. She is survived by her daughters, Suellen Cahall and her husband Thomas D. Jr., Linda Morris and her husband Garry S.; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Holladay; brother, Bernard P. Lynch and his wife Grace; sister, Eleanor Lingo; grandchildren, Thomas D. III and Staci, Lori and Bobby, Aaron and Leatie, Robert and Jennifer, Donald and Stacey; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Tommy IV, Lauren, Hunter, Andrew, Lucas and Olivia; four nieces and eight nephews.
A funeral service will be held Friday, June 1, 2007, at noon at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services on Thatcher Street in Frankford, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. George’s Cemetery in Clarksville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Cancer Care Fund, 801 Middleford Rd., Seaford DE 19973, to the attention of Tom Brown.