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  1. Roy , We’re so sorry to hear about Celeste & praying for God to bring
    comfort and peace to you and the family during this sad time.

  2. Roy and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Celeste passing. She will will be missed by many. Celeste was an amazing lady. She always had kind words and smiles for everyone. Her love of the Lord always was a shining example for us all, she will surely be missed by all who were blessed to have know her. Our hearts; thoughts and prayers go out to you all. As your neighbors forever, do not hesitate to call upon us for anything. God bless and comfort and be with you each.

  3. We are so sorry to hear of Celeste passing. Our memories are from Coinjock Baptist Church till now. She always had a smile on her face and wanted to know how our family is doing.

  4. We are so sorry and offer our sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend to so many. Our thoughts and prayers are for all of the family.

  5. I am so sorry to hear Celeste has passed. She was such a sweetheart! I loved her kind spirit. My prayers for you all during this difficult time.

  6. Roy, I am so sorry to hear about Celeste. She always had a smile. She is not in anymore. May God be with you all and give you peace and comfort.

  7. Nikki, I was so deeply saddened to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a wonderful woman who always had a kind and uplifting spirit. Her walk with our Lord shined bright like the stars and she always had a positive word to say even as her own health was at a very difficult point. Your mom left such an indelible mark on my family’s life that we will never forget. May God be with you and your entire family during these difficult days now and those ahead.

  8. Our deepest sympathy to the family of Celeste. She was such a sweet lady and we were so thankful that she raised Deuce. We are his great aunt and uncle from Montana. May the Lord comfort you during this difficult time and give you peace knowing that you will see her again in heaven.

  9. Celeste was a very dear lady… She is in a better place and reunited with her beloved Timmy. RIP sweet lady… my prayers and thoughts, as well as those of Cozy Kitchens are with the family.

  10. I am sorry to hear Celeste has passed. She always had kind words to say. My thoughts and prayers for the family.

  11. My heart is broken over Celeste’s loss. Such a kind, thoughtful and giving woman. God has gained one of his Angels.

  12. Celeste was such a sweet lady. She surely will be missed. Im so glad she had a very wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends.

  13. So sorry to hear about Celeste. She was a wonderful person with a heart of gold. She loved the Lord with all her heart and it showed through every smile she smiled. Prayers for comfort for the whole family.

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Celeste Haynes Holt

December 20, 2021

Celeste Ann Haynes Holt, 62, of Poplar Branch, North Carolina, passed away in the early morning hours on Monday, December 20, 2021, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA of natural causes.

Celeste was born November 18, 1959, in Knoxville, TN, to the late Rev. John and Doris Haynes. She was retired from Tiny Tots Daycare, where she loved her children so much.  She was a member of the Jarvisburg Church of Christ.  Celeste loved spending time with her family having everyone around her dinner table, going to the ballpark with the grandchildren, working in her flower beds, and she was very active in her Church which she loved.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Timothy Lee Williams; and a brother, Greg A. Haynes.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Holt, Grandy, NC; her daughter, Nicole McCarter (Chris) of Camden, NC; a son, Lee Holt (Tonya); five grandchildren that she dearly loved, Josh McCarter, Timothy (Deuce) Williams II, Asher and Grayson Holt; one granddaughter, Layla McCarter; two sisters, Cathy (Tony) Harbold and Michele (Reed) Welker, both of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Jarvisburg Church of Christ, with Rev. Ron Lawrence officiating.

Flowers and memorials can be sent to the Holt residence at 113 Macedonia Church Rd. Poplar Branch, NC 27965. Please share words of grace and comfort with the family via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences

Mark & Melodie Marshall

Roy , We're so sorry to hear about Celeste & praying for God to bring comfort and peace to you and the family during this sad time.

Ronnie and Mabel Cooper

Roy and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Celeste passing. She will will be missed by many. Celeste was an amazing lady. She always had kind words and smiles for everyone. Her love of the Lord always was a shining example for us all, she will surely be missed by all who were blessed to have know her. Our hearts; thoughts and prayers go out to you all. As your neighbors forever, do not hesitate to call upon us for anything. God bless and comfort and be with you each.

Charles & Laurie Wilson

Nikki, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

CATHY LUPTON

Roy and family...I am so sorry to hear of Celeste's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Chris Hooper

We are so sorry to hear of Celeste passing. Our memories are from Coinjock Baptist Church till now. She always had a smile on her face and wanted to know how our family is doing.

Tommy & Sheila Grandy

We are so sorry and offer our sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend to so many. Our thoughts and prayers are for all of the family.

Ike Midgett

I am so sorry to hear Celeste has passed. She was such a sweetheart! I loved her kind spirit. My prayers for you all during this difficult time.

Kathy Duncan

Roy, I am so sorry to hear about Celeste. She always had a smile. She is not in anymore. May God be with you all and give you peace and comfort.

Grace Kreiser

Nikki, I was so deeply saddened to hear of your mom's passing. She was a wonderful woman who always had a kind and uplifting spirit. Her walk with our Lord shined bright like the stars and she always had a positive word to say even as her own health was at a very difficult point. Your mom left such an indelible mark on my family's life that we will never forget. May God be with you and your entire family during these difficult days now and those ahead.

Lee & Gail Midgett

So very sad to hear of this. Such a very kind and caring person. Our prayers go out to the family.

Gary and Jackie Grainger

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Celeste. She was such a sweet lady and we were so thankful that she raised Deuce. We are his great aunt and uncle from Montana. May the Lord comfort you during this difficult time and give you peace knowing that you will see her again in heaven.

Dianne Narron

Celeste was a very dear lady... She is in a better place and reunited with her beloved Timmy. RIP sweet lady... my prayers and thoughts, as well as those of Cozy Kitchens are with the family.

Becky Connell

I am sorry to hear Celeste has passed. She always had kind words to say. My thoughts and prayers for the family.

Beth Coen

My heart is broken over Celeste's loss. Such a kind, thoughtful and giving woman. God has gained one of his Angels.

John A Roughton

Very sorry for your loss.

Suzy Stewart

I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Cynthia Lee

Celeste was such a sweet lady. She surely will be missed. Im so glad she had a very wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends.

Lee and Sharon Price

We were very sorry to hear the sad news. Celeste was a sweet, kind soul and will be missed

Kim Healy

So sorry to hear about Celeste. She was a wonderful person with a heart of gold. She loved the Lord with all her heart and it showed through every smile she smiled. Prayers for comfort for the whole family.