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Mary Helen Holt, 88, Russell Springs, KY (1931-2020)

Mary Helen Holt of Russell Springs passed away Monday, November 30, 2020, at Barren County Nursing and Rehab Center, Glasgow, Kentucky. She was 88 years old.

Funeral services will be held privately on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

Visitation will also be held privately on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

She was born on Tuesday, December 29 1931, in Cincinnati, Ohio .

She was the daughter of Alice Pointer Gaskin and William Green Gaskin.

Survivors also include:
  • A Sister, Geneva Haynes, spouse Levi, of Cincinnati OH
  • Two Brothers, David Gaskin, spouse Kathy, of Columbia KY, and Garry Gaskin, spouse Nora, of Wilsonville AL
  • Three grandchildren, Preston (Natashia) Gaskin, Presley Gaskin and CarriAnne Gaskin
  • Two great-grandchildren, Tatum and Oakley Gaskin
She was a homemaker and long time employee of Russell Sportswear and member of Hayes Chapel United Methodist Church. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alford "Shorty" Holt, brothers Robert, Dee, Jr., and Walter, sisters, Martha, Lillie Mae, Velma "Tooter" Burton, and LaVerne Keltner.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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