Gerry V. Holly

Gerry V. Holly, 81, of Dongola, went on to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, at Helia Healthcare in Energy. 

She was born on Oct. 22, 1941, in Anna, the daughter of Harry and Ruby Treece Renfro. 

She is survived by her four sons, Kenneth Ray Jr. (Sharon) Swink of Jonesboro, David Edward (Hortencia) Swink of Branson, Mo., Jason Todd (Lori) Swink of Tampa, Fla., and Donnie (Holly) Holly of Branson, Mo.; 12 grandchildren, Kenny Ray Swink III, Boyd Austin Swink, Allisha Velasquez, Dusin and Ashley Barnhart, David Edward Swink Jr., Jason Alexander Swink, Brittany Gayle Easter, Patricia Shields, Ethan, Amelia, and Lucy Holly; 16 great-grandchildren; other extended family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings. 

She worked for many years as a supervisor in housekeeping at several hotels in the Branson, Mo., area. She loved her family.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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