Carrie E. Holloway

Sunrise: February 15, 1942

Sunset: March 30, 2018

Carrie Evalina Holloway “Mother”. as she was also affectionately known by, received her wings on Friday, March 30, 2018. Carrie was born February 15, 1942 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Alphonso and Carrie Stepney. She was also preceded in death by her four brothers, Willie, Alphonso, Jr., Charles and John Arthur Stepney and one sister, Arveria Everett. She attended Norfolk Public Schools and completed her education at Booker T. Washington High School.

“Mother” was also extremely active in her community, serving as an environmental specialist for many years. Helping other was something that was very important to “Mother” as well. Her devotion to this type of service propelled her to accept Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and to also join Solid Rock Church of Christ’s Disciples, located in Norfolk, Virginia. For a number of years, she served as a dedicated member of its congregation until her illness prevented her from continuing to do so.

Carrie maintained an enthusiastic approach throughout her life, exuding a level of positiveness, humility and humor that was infectious to each and every one that she came in contact with. Even after just one meeting with her, she immediately trusted as a friend, a confidante, and aunt and a mother figure to all those who knew her.

“Mother” leaves behind to her memory nine children, Angela Holloway, Michael Holloway, Cedric Perry (Daphne), Thelma Holloway-Pair (Quincy), Ivy Brown, Ava Holloway-Green (Ricci), Helen Holloway Bryant (Joe, Sr.) Tamika Holloway and Kiyam Holloway; three brothers, James Stepney (Frances), Hamidullah Shabazz (Raheema), Larry Stepney (Wanda); 24 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viewing Thursday, April 5, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE Service Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Stacey Hempfer ( Amy Frederick's Sister) says

    It is not easy losing a loved one, especially your mother! Try not to have a heavy heart, she is at peace and with the God. Your family is in my prayers.

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