Peggy Janis Holt, 84, of Russell Springs, KY passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green. She was born in Russell County on September 25, 1937, a daughter of the late Robert “Bert” and Tressie Anderson Bottom.
Janis was a sweet, generous Christian lady who was known to have given the coat off her back. Janis was loved by everyone who met her, especially children. She would always have a house full of children, most being someone else’s. Kids wanted to spend their snow days and summer’s off from school days at her home. Janis loved all of her family deeply.
Along with her parents, Janis was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Raymond Bottom, Veston “Bocky” Bottom and William “Billy” Bottom; her niece, Sandra Miller; and her former husband and father to her children, Kenneth Leon Holt.
1 son: Kevin Holt of Russell Springs
1 daughter: Karen (Rex) Eads of Russell Springs
1 sister: Jeanette Wolford of Russell Springs
2 grandchildren: Brandon Eads (Brandi) and Timothy Eads, both of Russell Springs
4 great-grandchildren: Dante, Adrian, Paisley and Finn
Special nieces & nephews: Teresa Wolford, Eric Wolford, Joel Wolford, Sherry Daniel, Myles Bottom, Stephen Bottom and Myra Bottom Hinson
Special friend: Margaret Lawless
Funeral Service: Monday, November 15, 2021 at 1:00pmCT at Bernard Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Miller and Eric Wolford officiating
Burial: Bethel Cemetery
Visitation: After 11:00amCT on Monday
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Feed the Children at feedthechildren.org or to St. Jude Childrens Hospital at stjude.org.
Pallbearers: Rex Eads, Brandon Eads, Timothy Eads, Eric Wolford, Joel Wolford and Adam Daniel
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.