Donna Lee (Grubb) Holder, age 52, of Franklinville passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at Hospice House of Asheboro from a long-term battle with cancer.
Donna was born on Easter Sunday, April 18, 1971, to Lanny Duane and Maxine Bean Grubb.
Donna was preceded in death by her father, Lanny Duane Grubb and brother, David Duane Grubb. Donna graduated from Asheboro High School, class of 1989 and furthered her education with a bachelor’s degree from UNC-G. Donna was a wonderful wife, mother and selfless angel. Donna loved genealogy, making scrapbooks, playing the card game “Rook”, and her fur babies, Shelby and Buzz Lightfoot. Donna was a long-time advocate for St. Jude’s in supporting cancer research for children.
She is survived by her mother, Maxine Bean Grubb of Asheboro; brother, Alan E. Grubb (Michele) of Randleman; her husband of 31 years, Jimmy Ray Holder of Franklinville; and her 4 children, Cody Dwayne Holder of Franklinville, Jessica Lee Holder Webster (Logan) of Pleasant Garden, Charles Edward Holder of Franklinville and William Cale Holder of Franklinville; along with other loving family members.
Donna’s family will receive friends on Saturday, August 26, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at 2:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Junior Dawkins officiating. Interment will follow at New Hope Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers to honor Donna and her love of animals, please rescue from your local animal shelter or donate or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.