Grover Holifield passed away May 1, 2017

Grover Holifield age 84 of Heber Springs passed away May 1, 2017. Born February 13, 1933 in Laurel, Mississippi he was the son of the late Hubert Cleveland and Eva Yarbrough Holifield. He was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War and a member of Heber Springs First Baptist Church. 

Grover was a well rounded person who loved dancing, camping, hunting and fishing, traveling, repairing and restoring old antique cars and riding motorcycles. His family stated he was proud of  being a member of Nail Benders, a group that built and repaired churches.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Adrian Holifield, two sisters, Margaret Phillips and Audrey Moss and two brothers, Hubert and Monroe Holifield.  

He is survived by three sons, George Herman and wife June of Indianapolis, IN, Jeffery Holifield of Fitzpatrick, AL and Webb Holifield of Oklahoma; one daughter, Sandy Willard and husband Sam of Trafalgar, IN; one sister, Claire Jo Wilson and husband Billy of Laurel, MS; niece, Sheila Keelan of Denver, Colorado; special caregiver, Rochelle McElwee and many, many friends. 

A memorial gathering and service were held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Heber Springs Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Carr officiating. 

Heber Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online obituary: