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Obituary for Marie Elaine Holden (Cagle)

Marie Elaine “Bo” Holden, age 75, of Pisgah Forest, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Chester and Levia Searcy Cagle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Holden, brother, Clyde Cagle and nephew, Clyde Cagle, Jr.

Marie was employed by Ecusta for 15 years in the finishing department. She enjoyed making and collecting antique dolls. She loved dogs. Her family and friends loving called her “Bo”.

Survivors include one brother, Allen Cagle of Pisgah Forest, one sister, Doris Whitener of Little River and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 2pm, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory with the Rev. Pete Lee officiating. The family will receive friends from 1pm – 1:45 pm prior to the service at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to the Transylvania County Animal Shelter, Old Rosman Hwy, Brevard, NC.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Life Celebrations, 181 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712.