Emma Jean Holtsclaw

Published 2:42 pm Monday, April 19, 2021

Emma Jean Holtsclaw, 86, Johnson City, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Franklin Woods Community Hospital with her children at her side. She was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and a daughter of the late Dave and Bertha Hopson Woodby.
Emma was a member of Simerly Creek Believers Fellowship Church in Hampton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maynard D. Holtsclaw, in 1994; a brother, Paul Woodby; and three sisters, Betty Kirk, Barbara Day and Peggy Davis.
Survivors include her children, Kathy Davis of Limestone, Steve Holtsclaw and wife Loretta of Hampton, Jimmy Holtsclaw and wife Laura of Hampton and Jackie Mottern and husband Bobby of Johnson City; seven grandchildren, Scotty Davis, Annie Clawson, David Holtsclaw, Crystal Rush, Misty Hendrickson, Emily Holtsclaw and Brandon Mottern; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at Simerly Creek Believers Fellowship Church, 806 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, TN 37658 with Pastor Jimmy Holtsclaw officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 22, in the Holtsclaw Family Cemetery, Hampton, with Rev. Shane Waters officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 p.m. until the service hour. Pallbearers will be Sean Smith, Brandon Mottern, David Holtsclaw, Scotty Davis, Charlie Hartley and Scotty Holtsclaw. For those attending this service you are asked to meet at the church by 10:40 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com.
Arrangements by Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-2245.

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