August 12, 1944 - May 7, 2017
Mr. Alva Milledge Holstein, age 72 of Taylorsville, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017. Mr. Holstein was born August 12, 1944 in Rome, Georgia, son of the late Milledge J. Holstein and the late Evelyn Taylor Holstein. He was a member of the Taylorsville Baptist Church. Mr. Holstein was a graduate of the Taylorsville High School Class of 1962 and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Shorter University in 1969. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served during the Vietnam War. Mr. Holstein retired from the Polk School District with 30 years of service having taught at Rockmart Middle School. He coached basketball and football at middle school and high school level. Survivors include his wife, Candy McNabb Holstein; two sons, Al Holstein and his wife Steffanie and Jeff Holstein and his wife Michelle all of Taylorsville; brother, John T. Holstein of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Trey Holstein, Andy Holstein and Ella Holstein; nieces and nephews including, Lance and Caroline Holstein and Brandon, Logan and Macy McNabb; sister-in-law, Ellen Holstein also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Holstein will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Taylorsville Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Harris and Rev. Doug Harris officiating. Interment services will follow in the family lot of Taylorsville Cemetery with presentation of the US Flag provided by the American Legion Brown-Wright Post 12 Honor Guard. Mr. Holstein will lie in state at the church on Wednesday prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: A. J. Brumbelow, Adam Williams, Brad Beckman, John Black, Mac McNabb, Billy Noble, Scott Williams and Tommy Atha. Honorary pallbearers will be: Ronnie Rhodes, James Long, Harold Gentry, Jerry Thompson, Marshelle Thaxton, Steve Wells, Greg Teems and David Gurley. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, May 9, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Mr. Alva Milledge Holstein.
Mr. Alva Milledge Holstein, age 72 of Taylorsville, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017. Mr. Holstein was born August 12, 1944 in Rome, Georgia, son of the late Milledge J. Holstein and the late Evelyn Taylor Holstein. He was a member of... View Obituary & Service Information
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