68 year old Edward Paschal Holt, Jr. of Smithville passed away Thursday Morning July 24, 2014 at his residence. He was the son of the late Edward and Bessie Ragsdale Holt, Sr. He was a retired farmer, apartment manager and member of Mt. Pisgah Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by 2 sisters: Peggy Holt and Barbara Ann Rivers. Funeral Services will be held 1:PM Saturday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Avery Brown officiating and burial in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the Holt Family will be Friday from 3:PM until 8:PM and Saturday 10:AM until time of the service at 1:PM. Survivors include his wife of 36 yrs. Dorothy Holt of Smithville; 6 Children: Lisa Martin of Franklin, Eddy Holt of Smithville, Terry Holt of Nashville, Connie Overby of Fairview, Terri Barnhill of Pulaski and Heather Watkins of Franklin; 2 Sisters: Wilma Spears of Bon Aqua, Lucille Hepler of Lobelville; 18 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren also survive.