Juan'ya Terrell Holliman, a beloved member of the Augusta, Georgia community, passed away on August 1, 2023, at the tender age of 15. Juan'ya's departure has left his family and friends heartbroken and mourning the loss of a vibrant young individual who possessed a kind heart and infectious laughter.
Born on June 26, 2008, in Augusta, Georgia, Juan'ya brought immense joy into the lives of his parents, Juan Holliman and Terrica Jones. From an early age, it was clear that Juan'ya possessed a unique charisma and zest for life. His warm personality and genuine concern for others made him cherished by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Throughout his all-too-brief life, Juan'ya demonstrated a remarkable commitment to his education. As a student at Lucy C. Laney High School, he consistently displayed an exceptional work ethic and dedication to his studies. His thirst for knowledge was limitless, and he strived to expand his horizons through academic pursuits.
In times of sorrow or hardship, Juan'ya was like a beacon of light for those around him. Despite facing personal challenges with unwavering strength and grace, he continuously supported others with empathy and compassion. His ability to provide comfort through kind words or a gentle embrace served as a reminder that love is an enduring force that transcends all boundaries.
The services celebrating Juan'ya's remarkable life will be held at various locations in Augusta. The visitation will take place on August 10, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home, located at 314-A Laney Walker Blvd Ext. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023, at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church, starting at 11:00 AM and concluding at 12:00 PM. Following the service, Juan'ya will be laid to rest in eternal peace at Walker Memorial Park. The burial ceremony will commence at 12:15 PM and finish at 1:15 PM.
As we mourn the loss of such an extraordinary young soul, we find solace in realizing that Juan'ya's legacy lives on through the many lives he touched. His memory will forever remain etched in our hearts and minds as a testament to the power of love, compassion, and resilience.
Juan'ya is survived by his loving parents, Juan Holliman and Terrica Jones, who adored him more than words can express. While their hearts ache with grief, their spirits are uplifted by memories of the joyous moments they shared with their beloved son.
In this time of sorrow and reflection, let us remember Juan'ya Terrell Holliman as an exceptional young man whose radiant smile forever brightened our lives. May his soul journey peacefully into the realm beyond as he finds eternal tranquility in the embrace of angels.