Graveside services for Joyce Holder, 81, were held Thursday, July 15, 2010, at Salty Cemetery.

Ms. Holder died Sunday, July 11, in Houston.

She was born Aug. 31, 1928, in Santa Anna to George P. and Eura (Williams) Pippin.

She was raised in Port Arthur, then moved to Houston where she lived for many years. After she retired in 1989, she moved to Giddings, then Rockdale for 20 years.

Ms. Holder was an executive secretary for Texas Co. (Texaco). She transferred to Houston with Texaco as executive secretary in their land department. Ms. Holder retired in 1986 after 35 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors are a daughter, Daneen Andrews and husband John Thomas Andrews III of Humble; five grandchildren, Jay L. Andrews and wife Tame, John Thomas Andrews, Mark A llen Andrews and w ife Crystal, all of Houston, Robert M. Andrews of Austin, Rachel Naomi Andrews of Humble; and two great-grandchildren, Savannah Marie Andrews and Marissa Avery Andrews, both of Houston.

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