Mary Ella “Jackie” Louise Holloway Fattah

September 9, 1931 - June 25, 2022

09/09/1931 - 06/25/2022

Past Services

Friday July 01, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Riverside Chapel
7415 River Road
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 245-1525 | Directions
Friday July 01, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Riverside Chapel
7415 River Road
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 245-1525 | Directions
Friday July 01, 2022
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Additional Information:

To be held at Tynes Memorial Cemetery in Smithfield, Va.

200 block of Berry Hill Road
Smithfield Va, 23430

Friday July 01, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Additional Information:

To be held at Emma Curl’s (AKA Sissy’s) residence, after the burial at Tyne’s Memorial Cemetery.

1915 Demetro Dr.

Hampton, VA 23663


Mary Ella Holloway Fattah, better known to her close friends and family as “Jackie,” departed this earthly life on Saturday the 25th of June. While surrounded by her loved ones, she slipped into a peaceful rest and entered the land of Glory.

“Jackie” Mary Ella Lousie Holloway Fattah was born September 9, 1931 to Garfield Mitchell and Ethel Northcutt Mitchell. Jackie also had one sibling, Emma Curl.

She spent most of her childhood in Hampton, Virginia. She graduated from Phoenix High School in 1948, then furthered her education and received her CNA License and worked for Bayberry Hospital.

Jackie was a bright spirit with a huge heart who had a way of making everyone around her feel loved. She was very sassy, a DIVA, and into fashion. Jackie enjoyed shopping, going out to eat, watching movies, and listening to music and dancing. But most importantly she loved her children, her sister “Emma Curl”, in which they were inseparable (they talked all day everyday, which was beautiful), and her family. She also had passion for the Lord and was active in her faith, acting as a “Mother of the church” at Word Mission Church.

Jackie entered into eternal rest on June 25, 2022. She was proceeded in death by her father Garfield Mitchell,  mother Ethel Northcutt Mitchell and grandson William Garfield Holloway IV.

Jackie was a Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, she leaves behind a beautiful family of 5 generations to honor her and cherish her memories.

She is survived by:
Her son’s: William (Pee Wee) Holloway III,  Milton  (Milt Dud) Holloway, Donald (Duck)  Holloway and Michael (Mike Mike) Holloway
Dogs: She loved Chico (1) & Chico (2)
Her Sister: Emma Curl
Honorary Auntie Helen
Her Nieces: Sonia Bullard,  Betty Christian, Beverly Burse and Deborah Boone
Her Nephew: Wayne Curl
Host of Grand Nieces and Nephews
Host of cousins,  grand kids and great grands and great great grands and other relatives.

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April (Holloway) Fulton & Family
1 year ago

Grandma you will be greatly missed. You were loved dearly!

sirena holloway
1 year ago

Grandma you still live on through us my angel here on earth is now with our Father in heaven. Love you forever… from Sirena aka Renagirl.

Marcus West
1 year ago

Grief never ends, but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.
Aunt Jackie will forever be missed

1 year ago

Aunt Jackie was always so funny. She will be missed.

Terry J Curl
1 year ago

All my love and heart felt condolences to my family during this time of sorrow. May God continue to keep his loving arms around each and every one of us as we gather together to say not good bye, but see you soon to this beautiful and well loved angel..
Rest easy Jackie and know that you are forever in our hearts 💕

Mary Payne
1 year ago

My deepest condolences goes out to the family that I call mines, praying with you all. May God help everyone keep their heads lifted up!