Two Vehicle Accident Kills Young McRae Woman

Apr 5th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Top Story

BY LEE “CAT” McLANE

Editor/Publisher

   A tragic accident occurred Thursday morning , March 29, at 10:44 a.m. at the intersection of N. Apple Street and Hwy. 367. Emmaly Holt, 20, of McRae, was travelling north along Hwy. 367 toward her home in McRae when she was hit by a vehicle driven by William Gill, 72, of Beebe. Gill was attempting to cross Hwy. 367 from North Apple Street when the collisions occurred.

Holt was killed at the scene. Gill was not injured, according to a preliminary report by  Ark. State Police officer Cpl. Andy Simpson. Conditions were clear and dry at the time of the accident. The Ark. State Police are still investigating the accident.

Emmaly Amber Holt, 20, of McRae, Arkansas, was born March 10, 1992, and she died Thursday, March 29, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident.

She is survived by her father, Ted Holt; her mother, DeLissa Johnson; ex-stepmother, Holly Dickerson; grandparents, Beverly Beavers, Dorothy and Johnny Hendrix, and Earl Holt; sisters, McKenzie and Gracie Holt; brothers Matthew Jordon, Quenton, Darrian and Preston Johnson and Coleton Miller.

Emmaly was preceded in death by great-grandparents Maybel and Virgil Randall. She also leaves behind aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who love and miss her very much.

Family received friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral  was  10:00 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Lebanon Cemetery.