Services set for Jared Holt, 27, who died in a traffic accident Saturday evening, set for Wednesday at Hollywood Baptist Church in Rome.

Services set for Jared Holt, 27, who died in a traffic accident Saturday evening, set for Wednesday at Hollywood Baptist Church in Rome.

One man is dead following a single-vehicle accident on U.S. 27 south near Doyle Road and the Floyd/Polk County line. Google map.


Mr. Jared Christopher Holt, age 27 of Summerville, passed away Saturday June 1, 2019, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Jared was born in Rome, GA on November 14, 1991, son of Celia Greene Holt and James Craig Holt. He was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church in Rome and was employed as a sales associate with AgPro.

He was a 2010 graduate of Trion High School, where he was on the football team. Jared earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He was a sports enthusiast and an avid fan of the Georgia Bulldogs football and the Atlanta Braves.

He loved to hunt and had a sharp appreciation for all kinds of music from Johnny Cash to Pearl Jam. Jared was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ronald Eugene Holt and Sally Lutrelle McBryant Holt; and his maternal grandfather, Ray Herbert Greene.

Jared is survived by his parents, Craig and Celia Holt; grandmother, Linda Greene; sister and brother-in-law, Bethany and Brooklyn Stiefel; nieces, Addie James and Evelyn (Evvie) Stiefel and his beloved dog, Beaux.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Hollywood Baptist Church with Rev. David Harper and Mr. David Humphries officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ryan Wilson, Taylor Elrod, Rankin Bryan, Glenn Emery, Seth Lorrens, Andrew Harper, Aaron Harper and Dow Turrentine. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity; Trion High School class of 2010; Aaron Smith, Luke Thompson, Josh Stanley, LeMarr Gass, David Lorrens and Wes Lorrens.

Jared will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon after 5 p.m. On Wednesday, Jared will lie in state at the Hollywood Baptist Church from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.


A 27-year-old Summerville man died Saturday evening following after authorities say he lost control of his 1994 Chevy Silverado truck.

The family of Jared Holt has identified him as the driver killed in the accident. It occurred around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 27 South near Doyle Road and the Floyd/Polk county line, says Sgt. Chris Fincher of the Floyd County Police Department (the investigating agency). Says Fincher:

  • Holt was speeding south toward Cedartown when his tires dipped off the side of the road.
  • The Chattooga County man apparently over corrected, causing the truck to cross the median and begin a barrel roll.
  • The truck crossed the opposite lanes of traffic before coming to a stop.
  • The police report states speed was a contributing factor in the accident.


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