Holman, Shirley Sue


Shirley Sue Holman

On Sunday, April 11, 2021, Shirley Sue Holman, 86, passed away peacefully in hospice care in Richmond, Virginia. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.

She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Jack Alvis; her two sons, Steven Holman and Richard “Rick” Holman, Sr.;brothers, Henry Darrell Kosechata, William “Billy” Kosechataand Teddy Warren Jones; and sister, Suda Kaye Ross Dugan.

She was the born on October 25, 1934 in Walters, Oklahoma to the late Suda Tahsuda Kosechata, who passed away in 2004 at the age of 88. Shirley was the oldest of 8 children.

She was a proud member of the Comanche Nation based in Lawton, OK. She attended Ft. Sill Indian School also in Lawton, OK.

She was a retired telephone operator at Ft. Belvoir in Alexandria, VA and a Motor Pool Supply assistant. She was a long time resident of Goochland, VA. Shirley enjoyed watching sports more than anything. She was the number one fan of The Washington Redskins, The Washington Nationals and absolutely loved watching golf. She also loved her soap operas, her classic country like Merle Haggard and her rum and diet Pepsi. She loved playing cribbage and poker and loved having her nails painted. Mostly, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her son, Ronnie Burgess (of her and Bobby Burgess); her son, David Holman; her grandsons,Richard “R.J.” Holman, Jr. (Amy Holman), Ron Holman(Kathryn Holman) and Mike Holman; granddaughters, Melissa Holman, Ginnie Gregory (Mark Gregory), Shannon Holman andCrystal Holman; sister, D. Clo Kosechata Larsen, EvieKosechata Henson, Jean Ross; many great-grandchildren, niecesand nephews.

She will be interred at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Alexandria, VA, after a brief graveside service with family.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Goochland County Animal Protection in Goochland, VA. Arrangements are being handled by Norman Funeral Chapel in Goochland, VA.

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