Evelyn Virginia Carden Holder
March 7, 1936 - August 29, 2023

Evelyn Virginia Carden Holder, 87, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2023. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on March 7, 1936 to the late Emmett Carden & Edith Wooten Carden and had lived in the Chattanooga & North Georgia areas for most of her life. She was of the Baptist faith and retired from South Trust Bank as a Loan Officer in 2014 after more than 26 years of service. She loved spending time outdoors, sitting on her porch, and sharing time with her friend and neighbors. She was a loving and devoted sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend that will be truly missed by all who knew her. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lamar Vaden Holder; daughter, Brenda Lee Blakey; sister, Laura Sue Carden and brother, Thomas Carden.

Survivors include her son-in-law, David Wesley Blakey; brother, Larry Gene Carden; sisters, Jewel Dean Walker, Betty Pat Lawson & (David Hineman) and Brenda Carden Smith; 2 grandchildren, Jacob David Blakey and Amber Marie Blakey; great granddaughter, Addison Blakey and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family & friends.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 3, 2023 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel. Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Lakewood South Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4~8 p.m. on Saturday and prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements entrusted to W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes Fort Oglethorpe Chapel, 555 W. Cloud Springs Road Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742. (706) 866-5555.

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Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555