Hollyne “Holly” Louise Kageler Gosdin, 80, of Iredell, Texas, left this earthly world and headed to her heavenly home on Thursday, January 20, 2022 surrounded by her children and her loving husband.
She was born September 20,1941 to Cecil and Maurine Holliman. She graduated from Channelview High school in 1959 where she was a cheerleader and a social butterfly. She attended Lamar University for a short time and eventually became a flight attendant for many years. Holly met and married her husband of 40 years, Robert Lynn Gosdin in 1982. Holly and Lynn were well known in the real estate world and worked side by side for many years in Bosque County and surrounding areas. Holly was an amazing artist. She was a published author of a children’s book and sent many manuscripts off to be published over the years, as well as songs copyrighted. Many of her original paintings and oil and pencil drawings hang in her own home and many homes of friends and family. She loved music and loved to sing as well and even recorded a song as a young woman. She adored farm life. She loved working in the garden every year and sowing and harvesting her family’s own food. Her dogs were her babies and were always by her side or in her lap.
Holly is survived by her husband, Lynn Gosdin, her children Charlene Coffman (Stony), Kim Knowles (Jerry) and Karmen Holt from her first marriage, daughter-in-law, Elaine Kageler, her brother, Cecil Holliman, Jr. and wife Sharon, nieces, Shea Benedick and Lisa Holliman, step-sons, Chris Gosdin and Rob Gosdin as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren and lots of friends whom she considered family.
Funeral services will be held at Lawson Funeral Home with Don Sampson officiating on Saturday, January 22nd at 2:00p.m Visitation will be prior to the service at 1:00p.m. at Lawson Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be at Mitchell Cemetery in Iredell, Texas.
Pallbearers are Chris Gosdin, Rob Gosdin, Satchel Vick, Bo Coffman, Logan Carpenter and Jarett Carpenter.
Arrangements were entrusted to Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.