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Wilma Jeannette Holifield Edit Profile

also known as Jean Holifield

Municipal administrator , association executive

Wilma Jeannette Holifield, American municipal administrator, association executive. Recipient Diana award Epsilon Sigma Alpha, 1994. 3d. vice president Young Women’s Christian Association, Laurel, 1991-1992, 1st vice president, 1992-1993, president, 1993-1995.

Background

Holifield, Wilma Jeannette was born on July 8, 1929 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Sanford Samuel and Wilma (Garrison) Heptinstall.

Education

Student, Jones County Junior College, 1947-1948; student, Mississippi State University, 1973-1976; student, University Southern Mississippi, 1987.

Career

Stenographer, Ellisville (Mississippi) State School, 1948; stenographer, Deavours & Hilbun, Laurel, Mississippi, 1948-1950; bookkeeper, stenographer, Bachelor of Arts Martin Nash Motors, Laurel, 1950; accounting clerk, secretary, United Gas Corporation, Laurel, 1950-1955; secretary, City of Laurel, 1955-1967; deputy city clerk, City of Laurel, 1967-1978; tax assessor, City of Laurel, 1978-1986.

Membership

3d. vice president Young Women’s Christian Association, Laurel, 1991-1992, 1st vice president, 1992-1993, president, 1993-1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, reading, quilting, travel, oil painting.

Connections

Married Walter Major Holifield, March 25, 1955. 1 child, Deborah Carol Holifield Blakeney.

father:
Sanford Samuel Heptinstall

mother:
Wilma (Garrison) Heptinstall

spouse:
Walter Major Holifield

child:
Deborah Carol Holifield Blakeney Holifield