Eula Joy Holden, age 88, of Parker, Kan., died Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at Life Care in Osawatomie, Kan. She was born on June 18, 1920, at LaCygne, Kan., the daughter of Jesse and Coral Shattuck Crisler. She married E. Edward Holden. To this union one daughter was born. Eula worked as an accountant in the insurance industry, but her true calling was in the ministry. She attended LIFE Bible College in Los Angeles, Calif., and was an ordained minister in the Church of the Foursquare Gospel. She was an accomplished pianist and self taught in the harmonica and accordion. She was preceded in death by four brothers: Frank, Wayne, Jay and Alden Crisler, and two sisters Ruth Hay and Dale Cady. She is survived by her daughter Janelle Joy Holden of San Antonio, Texas, three sisters, Sue Senate of Streator, Ill., her twin sister Erma Hampton and Dutch of Osawatomie, Kan., and Rosalie Davis of Parker, Kan., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, August 15, 2008, at the Parker United Methodist Church in Parker, Kan. Burial will be in the Cadmus Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m., until service time at the church. The family suggests contributions to Feed the Children, in care of Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, LaCygne, Kan. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.coffelschneider.com. Arrangements: Coffel-Schneider, LaCygne, Kan.