Born Aug. 14, 1924 in Karnak, Mrs. Holshouser graduated from Karnak High School. She was a member of Karnak Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church in Hillsboro.
Mrs. Holshouser was a nurse’s aid and worked in the radiology department at Hillsboro Area Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Joey Holshouser and wife Patty of Hillsboro and Max Holshouser and wife Sally of San Diego, Calif.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Warren Canada of Springfield; and two sisters, Earline Welton and Brenda Atchinson, both of Ann Arbor, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Bill Holshouser; her parents, Ray and Lois Smith Canada; three brothers, Bob, Billy and Jimmy Canada; and one sister, Margaret McMullen.
Funeral service was held Friday at Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro with Rev. Jeff Hemken officiating. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsboro.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.