Holly Harrell Luning

April 19, 1960 - February 24, 2022

04/19/1960 - 02/24/2022

Past Services

Friday March 18, 2022
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions

Holly Harrell Luning, 61, passed away in Virginia Beach on February 24, 2022.  Holly was born in Norfolk, VA, and was the daughter of the late Willard F. Harrell Jr. and the late Betty V. Harrell.  Ms. Luning graduated from Lake Taylor High School, obtained a Bachelor’s degree at Old Dominion University, and a Master’s at Regent University. She retired from Norfolk Public Schools after thirty-four years of service as an elementary school teacher and librarian. Holly enjoyed dancing, traveling, and having fun with family and friends.  She loved animals, children, great stories, and learning new things.
Holly is survived by her daughter, Hope Luning; brothers, Willard “Frank” Harrell, Timothy Harrell, and Matthew Harrell, of Virginia Beach.
A memorial service will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 18, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Dr. in Virginia Beach.  In lieu of flowers, please click HERE to make a contribution in Holly’s name to the REACH Literacy Program.

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Amy Moore
1 year ago

I Think about you so much . that’s not new, I always did… Not one of your Birthdays went by That I didn’t smile wherever I was.. Celebrating you! My forever friend through this life.. we grew up and apart into our lives but our friendship and love remained the same..forever untouched by time and differences. You Were always loyal, a beloved friend. I will see you again in Gods time … Looking forward to having an adventure with you in eternity my Forever Friend..

Chris McCormick
1 year ago

Much love to you Hope and your family! Holly held a special place in my heart since you and I grew up together. We all spent a lot time together through the cheerleading years, and Holly was always ready to lend a hand at our school activities like our 10 yr HS reunion. She will be missed.

Nancy & Ron Grubbs
1 year ago

Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family. May you be blessed with many happy memories of family times together.

Joyce and Nathan Elkin
1 year ago

Holly, beautiful, sweet lovely lady..May her memories be a blessing and bring you all smiles and peace