John Edward “J. E.” Holloman

February 5, 1940 - January 28, 2022

02/05/1940 - 01/28/2022

Past Services

Tuesday February 01, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Wednesday February 02, 2022
11:00 am
Harrellsville Cemetery
Quebec Road
Harrellsville, NC 27942

HARRELLSVILLLE, NC – John Edward “J.E.” Holloman, age 81, passed away on January 28, 2022, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

Mr. Holloman was born in Hertford County, NC, on February 5, 1940, a son of the late Clarence Edward and Mabel Simpson Holloman. J. E. was a lifelong farmer and loved his work, tilling the soil and watching his crops grow to harvest. He enjoyed hunting, especially deer, and fishing, but most of all, J. E. was a man who loved his family and had many friends. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Ann Ward and a great granddaughter, Layla Grace Holloman.

Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife, Peggy; a son, Johnnie Joseph Holloman and wife, Brenda of Colerain, NC; two granddaughters, Kristin Leigh (Brandon “Bubba”) Barnett of Trenton, NC, and Maryjo Elizabeth Sadler of Harrellsville, NC; a grandson, Aaron Mitchell (Brandee) Holloman of Harrellsville, NC; two great grandsons, Caleb Buck,  and Cutler Buck of Trenton, NC; three great granddaughters, Kaileigh Buck and Kolbi Buck of Trenton, NC,  and Rylee Grace Holloman of Harrellsville, NC; and two brothers, Doyle Ray “Buddy” (Louise) Holloman of Harrellsville, NC, and Wesley McCoy Holloman of Petersburg, VA.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Harrellsville Cemetery, Harrellsville, NC, with Rev. Roger McDaniel II, officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Holloman family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Tony Thompson
2 years ago

Johnnie, Prayers for you and the family during this difficult time. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

Nancy & Larry Hedgepeth
2 years ago

He was a pure joy to be around. Always had a smile for me. I called him granddaddy and loved him as my true blood even though we weren’t relalated. I will truly miss him. I’m so very sorry for all of his family. My thoughts and prayers go out to each one. Forever in my heart.

Hilda Hassell Welch
2 years ago

Peggy, I am deeply sorry for your loss. JE was a great classmate. We were in the same grade. Praying for you and your family. Take care and God Bless You.

Jason & Katie Humphries
2 years ago

Our deepest heart-felt condolences from our family to yours. We are praying for Gods Peace during this difficult time.

Elizabeth Harrell
2 years ago

Johnnie and family,
Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers!
Bill and Elizabeth Harrell