Oleta Faye Mallory

Published 4:56 pm Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Miss Oleta Faye Mallory, 81, died Friday, June 8, 2913. She was a native of Oklahoma City, Okla.  She spent her life at many jobs, including working in the ship yard in Mobile. She later worked at Holley House from 1991 until 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Leslie Collings and Elveree Collings and a sister Pinky Collings.
She is survived by three children, Randy Graves of Poplarville, Miss., Leslie Collings (Faye) of Wilmer, and Joan Patricia; two sisters, Liora Ray Hall of Creola, and Mae Collings of Virginia as well as several grandchildren. She is also survived by her “adopted” Holley family including Mrs. A.F. Holley and her children, Deborah Oliver George (Kermit), Al Fonto Holley Jr. (Charlotte), and Charlotte Holley Crockett (S.P.); her “adopted” grandchildren, Holly Hart Shirley (Jimbo) of Birmingham,  Mary Catherine, Camille and Nicholas Holley, and Henley Benton Hart, all of Brewton, Danielle Weigel Craven (Gilbert) and Paul Craven of Virginia Beach, Va, and Trey Crockett of Mobile.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 11, at 4 p.m. at McGowin Cemetery with the Rev. Kermit George officiating and Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. Refreshments and the sharing of warm memories followed at the home of Mrs. A. F. Holley on Highway 29. Condolences may be sent and obituaries can be read at williamsmemorialchapel.com.