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Nova Holder

July 3, 1963 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old

Nova Holder Obituary

Nova Lee Holder, age 60, of Meredosia, Illinois passed away at 5:18 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois.

She was born July 3, 1963 in East St. Louis, Illinois the daughter of Claude A. and Mary E. Baiter Holder.  She married Fred Holder on May 27, 1989 near Meredosia, Illinois and he survives. 

Mrs. Holder was a private in-home caregiver for several area families over the years. 

She attended Versailles and Triopia schools and was of the Lutheran faith. 

Nova enjoyed knitting, crocheting, raising flowers and making terrariums. 

Survivors include her husband Fred Holder of Meredosia.  Her mother Mary E. Holder of Meredosia.  3 children Justin Holder (Leia) of Meredosia, Samantha Crenshaw (Cody) of Meredosia and Bianca N. Holder at home.  3 grandchildren Marilyn, Silas and Alice.  1 brother Kerry Holder of Lake Stevens, Washington also survives along with several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. 

She was preceded in death by her father and a daughter in infancy Amanda Lynn. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 21, 2023 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Pastor Steve Surratt officiating.  The family suggests casual attire.  Those unable to attend are invited to watch the service live on her obituary page of the funeral home website, 

Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery in Meredosia, Illinois.  Friends are invited to a luncheon following the burial at the Naples Boat Club in Meredosia. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Thursday at the funeral home.   

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

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The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements. 



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December 21, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hendricker Funeral Home
406 South Capitol Ave.
Mount Sterling, Illinois 62353

Funeral Service
December 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Hendricker Funeral Home
406 South Capitol Ave.
Mount Sterling, Illinois 62353

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
December 21, 2023

Oakland Cemetery
Oakland St.
Meredosia, IL 62665


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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