Rev. Rachel Sadler Holloman

September 30, 1938 - May 14, 2020

09/30/1938 - 05/14/2020

Past Services

Friday May 15, 2020
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Saturday May 16, 2020
2:00 pm
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910

WOODLAND, NC – Rev. Rachel Sadler Holloman, age 81, of Appletree Street, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home.

Rev. Holloman was born on September 30, 1938 to L.G. Sadler and Ira Lee Linton Sadler in Hyde County, NC. Rachel was a true woman of God, being an ordained Minister. She cherished her family, especially her son, who was the apple of her eye. She enjoyed gardening, playing her bass guitar, and singing. Rachel was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, William Robert Holloman, and a brother, Radford Sadler.

Rachel is survived by her son, Steve Ray Holloman of the home; two sisters, Mary Lou Belangia and husband James, and Linda Smith and husband Bobby, both of Ahoskie; brother, Buddy Sadler and wife Harriet of Chesapeake, VA; brother-in-law, Willie Holloman Jr. and wife Barbara of Murfreesboro; her feline, Boots, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to the circumstances with COVID-19 restrictions from the CDC and NC Board of Funeral Service, family and friends are welcome to come pay their respects and sign the guest book for Rev. Holloman on Friday, May 15, 2020, from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A graveside celebration of life funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 2:00 pm at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Raleigh Johnson officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lords House of Prayer, 3036 Tyre Neck Road, Cheasapeake, VA 23321 or online by clicking here

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

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Joanie Broglin
3 years ago

I love you sister Rachel. You were an awesome person. I remember the first time i came to your church you made me feel welcome. Thank You

Joanie Broglin
3 years ago

She was an awesome woman of God. She will be greatly missed but not forgotten.

Lisa Byrum Bland
3 years ago

Miss Rachel was a sweet and caring lady one who will truly be missed. I have known Miss Rachel fancy that I started kindergarten together many years ago