Barbara Ann Hollinquest  1945-2019


Barbara Ann Hollinquest, 74, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, was called to her eternal resting place on Dec. 12, 2019. She entered this world on Nov. 4, 1945 in New London, Conn., born to Calvin and Doris (Tate) Dayton. She married Joe Hollinquest on June 1, 1968 in Hebron, Conn. 

Barbara and Joe moved their family to Quitman in 1979, after Joe’s retirement from the Navy. Barbara made her church home at the Little Hope Baptist Church.

Barbara was preceded in death by her mother; sisters, Sandra Dayton and Kathleen Silman; brother, William Dayton; and her beloved husband Joe died in November 2008. 

Surviving family includes her father, Calvin Dayton of Connecticut; son, Joe Hollinquest Jr. and his wife Tiffany of Emory; daughter, Jody Ottinger and her husband Jimmy Bryan of Talco; brother, Calvin Hollinquest, Jr. of Newton, Conn.; sisters, Doris Compton of West Virginia, and Betsy Ritter of New Orleans, La.; grandchildren, Sierra Danielle Hollinquest, Hannah Marie Hollinquest, Annabelle Grace Hollinquest, Kari Irene Ottinger and Sam Ottinger; as well as many other friends and relatives.

Graveside funeral services were to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Clover Hill Cemetery in Quitman with Brother James Young officiating.