Mrs. Phyllis Gail Beard DeBerry Holden, age 84, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at a local hospital.

Mrs. Holden was born in Floyd County, GA on June, 27, 1938, the daughter of the late Joel Felton Beard and the late Bettie Maner Beard.  She lived her life here in Floyd County and was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church, where she also was a member of the Couples’ Sunday School Class.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Brondon DeBerry, by her daughters, Teresa Johnson and Kay Huckaby, and by her sister and three brothers.

She is survived by her husband, Rev. Bill Holden; her son, Roger DeBerry; her sons-in-law, Billy Johnson and Mike Huckaby; her stepdaughters, Debra Silvers and Tammie Rogers; her six grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Dr. Jerry Dudley officiating.  Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 12:00 pm until the service time.

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Thursday at 1:30 pm and include: Bradley Huckaby, Benjamin Huckaby, Taylor DeBerry, Mike Huckaby, Darrel Silvers and Daniel Peppers.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.