Barbara Pettit

Gray Court – Barbara Ann Holloway Pettit, 73, wife of Marvin Rudolph Pettit, Jr., of Heartland Court, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont.

Born in Greenville County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Margaret Alice Rogers Holloway. She was a member of Word of Life Ministries in Simpsonville and was a retired self employed Beautician. Mrs. Pettit also ran a Prison Ministry.

Surviving in addition to her devoted husband of 55 years of the home are: her son, Ross (Fran) Pettit of Ware Shoals; her daughter, Darlene (Steve) Sanders of Pelzer; six grandchildren, Alicia Ann (Mike) Whitworth, Aaron (Savannah) Sanders, Preston (Abigail) Pettit, Jake Pettit, Luke Pettit, and Rex Pettit; seven great-grandchildren, Camden Whitworth, Olivia Whitworth, Hudson Whitworth, Brody Whitworth, Aspen Sanders, Rowan Sanders, and Anna Pettit; two nieces raised in the home, Toni (Greg) Frady of Simpsonville and Teri (Van) Henderson of Greenville; great nephew, Josh Frady; and three great-nieces, Kayla Frady, Tiffoni Brown and Brittoni Duty. She was predeceased by a brother, Junior Holloway.

Memorial services will be held at 3 P.M. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Word of Life Ministries, 1023 West Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

The family is at the home. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to The Barbara Pettit Fund, PO Box 242, Ware Shoals, SC 29692.Online condolences and donations may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
  • Time: 3 P.M.
  • Place: Word of Life Ministries - Simpsonville
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