Mary Evelyn Holler, Co-Owner of Bennett’s, age 85 of Salem

Mary Evelyn Holler, Co-Owner of Bennett’s, age 85 of Salem


Mary Evelyn Holler, age 85 of Salem passed away Thursday August 17, 2017 at 1:34 pm, in the Meadow View Health Care Center.

She was born May 31, 1932 in Tunnelton, Indiana. She was the daughter of the late Homer and Lucille (Flynn) Mayden.

Evelyn married July 3, 1955 to Bob Holler, who survives.

She had been a member of the First Christian Church of Salem since 1956, was a member of Naomi’s C.W.F. Circle and had been a resident of Washington County since 1956, formerly of Lawrence County.

She was a co-owner of the old Bennett’s Clothing Store focusing on alterations. She was also a former cafeteria worker with the Salem Elementary School and loved gardening, cooking and canning.

She is survived by a daughter Robin (Bob) Myers of Salem; 3 Sisters: Helen (Fred) Lynch of Mitchell, Indiana; Treva Baker and Katie Deckard, and a brother Hank (Susan) Mayden all of Bedford, Indiana; 2 Grandchildren: Nathan Brett (Elizabeth) Myers of Greenville, Indiana. Mallory Lee (Jameson) Barker and a great grandson Ridge Jameson Barker all of Celina, Texas.

She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Evelyn was preceded in death by 1 sister, Becky Stone of Mitchell.

Memorial Contributions can be made to: Washington County Community Foundation Holler/Myers Fund 1707 North Shelby Street, Suite 100 Salem, Indiana 47167.

Visitation hours from 4 to 8 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home and after Noon Sunday at the First Christian Church.

The funeral service will be held Sunday 1:00 pm at First Christian Church of Salem with committal and interment following at Blue River Friends Cemetery.