First Posted: 4/8/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. Michael William Holyfield, 34, of Oakridge Circle, passed away Monday, April 6, 2009, at Northern Hospital. Mr. Holyfield was born Feb. 18, 1975, in Surry County to Nathan Holyfield and Bessie Key McCormick. Michael was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James and Rosie Key; and paternal grandparents, Willie and Thelma Holyfield. Survivors include his wife, Leigh Ann Hayden Holyfield; a son, Israel Holyfield; a daughter, Trinity Holyfield; a stepdaughter, Camille Hayden, all of the home; his father, Nathan Holyfield; his mother, Bessie Key McCormick and husband Claude of Dobson; two brothers, Claude James McCormick and Michael Harrell, both of Dobson; and four sisters, Amy Danley of Mount Airy, Jamie Nelson of North Wilkesboro and Ginger Guy and April Holyfield, both of Dobson. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 10, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Home Chapel by Bro. Wesley Nelson and Bro. Michael Harrell. Burial will follow at New Beginnings Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Home in Elkin. Online condolences may be made at www.hodgesfuneralhomeinc.com. Hodges Funeral Home in Elkin is serving the Holyfield family.