Born Nov. 8, 1932 in Sullivan County, the daughter of Harry Melvin O'Haver and Jessie Mae (Alsman)O'Haver.
She married Paul Waggoner Holtsclaw on Feb. 23, 1952.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church where she served as the church treasurer for a number of years. She was a member of the Newberry Order of Eastern Star and the Bloomfield Mary Rebecca Lodge. She graduated from Dugger High School.
Surviving relatives include her children: Susan (Anders) Johansson of Lafayette; Steven (Darlene) Holtsclaw and Gary Holtsclaw, all of Lyons. She has four grandchildren; Mike (Maria) Harrison of Holly Pond, Ala.; Kristy (Brian) Worsham of Pine Bluff, Ark.; Jeremy Holtsclaw of Lawton, Ok. and Dustin (Jill) Holtsclaw of Fishers; and two great grandchildren, Rex Harrison and Ty Harrison, both of Holly Pond, Ala.; one sister Shirley (Jr.) Pigg of Dugger; and several cousins, Nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Waggoner Holtsclaw, on Oct. 4, 2004; one brother, Dovie O'Haver and her parents.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, and 10 a.m. Thursday until the hour of service at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday April 21, at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Byron Holtsclaw and Kristy Worsham officiating.
Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery in rural Bloomfield. Eastern Star and Mary Rebecca Lodge will have memorial services at the funeral home on Wednesday evening.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.