January 14, 2010
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ruth Alligood Holliday, 91, died Jan. 12, 2010, at Morning Pointe. Services are Friday at 2 p.m.. at Vernon First United Methodist Church with Minister Kenneth Bishop officiating. Burial will follow in Vernon City Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Chandler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Holliday was born Dec. 24, 1918, in Meggs, Ga., to the late Loyd Alligood and Nell Godwin Alligood. She was a school teacher. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Preston Holliday Sr.; brother, J.D. Alligood and sister, Bobbie Thrasher. She is survived by her son, Ray Preston Holliday Jr., of Tuscaloosa; sisters, Grace Cline and Helena Duke, both of Atlanta, Ga.; and two grandchildren.