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Demris Wood Holt

Demris Wood Holt, 92, of Fieldale, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. She was born on August 24, 1924 in Stuart, VA to the late Oscar and Myrtle Wood. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters, Arlene Smith and Doris Holt;brothers, Hoy Wood, Glen Wood, Donald Wood, and Aaron Wood.

Demris was a member of Fieldale United Methodist Church. She loved the outdoors, cooking and her family dearly.

She is survived by her husband of seventy years, Coy Lester Holt of the residence; daughters, Cecelia Tyndall and husband Stanley of Martinsville, VA, Judy Gillespie of Fieldale, VA and Kay Smith of High Point, NC; sister, Violet Elgin of Patrick Springs, VA; brother, Marion Wood of Stuart, VA. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brad Lawrence, Jason Holt, Dawn Spence, Kevin Roberts, Kelly Roberts and Amanda Tyndall; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services. A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Pastor Janet Grissett officiating. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.

Memorials may be made to the Fieldale United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Fieldale, VA 24089 or to the Alzheimers Association, 308 Craghead Street, Danville, VA 24541.

Norris Funeral Services and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Holt family. Online condolences may be made at

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