Mother Elnora Orr Loadholt, affectionately known as “Muh” and “Nora,” was born to the late Harry Orr, Sr., and Janie Rivers Orr on June 15, in Miley, South Carolina. She was educated in the public schools of Hampton County. At an early age, she confessed Christ as her Lord and Savior and became a member of the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Hampton, South Carolina.Mother Loadholt was joined in holy matrimony to the late Leonard Loadholt, Sr. She was a former employee of Main’s Variety Store and Bus Station in Fairfax, SC for many years.
Mother Loadholt loved the Lord and her family and friends dearly. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, neighbor, and friend. She enjoyed serving the Lord, reading her Bible, and cooking. Mother Loadholt was just that “good old time” neighborhood mother.
“Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” – Proverbs 31:31
As she enters her new journey of life, she will be greeted with loving arms by her parents; husband, Leonard Loadholt, Sr.; sisters, Gladys Orr, Lillie Mae Orr, and Bessie Anderson; her brother, Harry Orr, Jr.; and a special niece, Catherine Albany.
Her departure on Saturday, November 6, 2021, has left a tremendous void in the lives of her loved ones: one loving and devoted daughter, Mable Loadholt of the home; five sons, Leonard Loadholt, Jr., Tony (Janie) Loadholt, and Vincent (Shirlena) Orr all of Huntsville, AL, Alexander (Beverly) Loadholt of Govan, SC, and Kelvin (Sherry) Orr of Hampton, SC; reared in the home - three nephews, Marion Harrison, Michael Harrison, and Dwayne Harrison, niece, Joyce Harrison, all of Boston, MA, and five grands, Kawandra (Samuel) Bryan, Camellia (Leeon) Capers, and Deauntrey Loadholt, all of Fairfax, SC, Leonard Loadholt III of Aiken, SC, and Roshell Loadholt of Beaufort, SC; two brothers, John (Essie) Orr and James (Sallie) Orr of Boston, MA; one sister, Mildred Harrison of Boston, MA; one brother-in-law, Willie Fields of Greenwood, SC; 20 grands; 42 great-grands; 3 great-great- grands; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends; special caregivers, Sabrina Eady and Barbra Freeman; and a special adopted family, The Smalls: Linda Smalls, Micheal Smalls, Bonnie Dupree, and Lashanda Smalls.