Kay Holley, 55, of Buckhannon, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born Nov. 11, 1957, at Gallipolis, Ohio, a daughter of Donald Swisher of Rio Grande, Ohio, and Barbara Grant Simmons of Bidwell, Ohio.
Kay was united in marriage, on July 10, 1981, to Rickey E. Holley, who preceded her in death June 24, 2010.
Surviving are her son Beau B. Holley and wife, Leslie, of Buckhannon; daughter, Nikki A. Holley and fiance, Roy Schneider, of Buckhannon; three granddaughters, Adisyn F. Knotts, Kynleigh Knotts and Paisley Holley; three brothers, John Swisher and wife, Sandy, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, David Swisher and wife, Toni, of Marietta, Ohio, and Ross Swisher and wife, Shelley, of Kerr, Ohio; brother-in-law, George and Pattie Holley of Crown City, Ohio; and her in-laws, George and Helen Brown Holley of Gallipolis, Ohio.
Kay attended the South Buckhannon Mission Church and was a beautician.
The family will honor her wishes for cremation, and a private family service will be conducted at a later date. A celebration of life dinner will be conducted at the Buckhannon Armory at 6 p.m. today.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made, in memory of Kay Holley, to the Rosenbam Family House, P.O. Box 8228, Morgantown, WV 26506. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblyn.com. Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements.