Sophia Yvonne Wilson Holt was born on January 28, 1962, to Dorothy Gusta Wilson Walls and Aaron Lee Wilson in Port Gibson, Mississippi.
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Sophia Yvonne Holt was educated in the schools of Port Gibson Mississippi and graduated from Port Gibson High School with the class of 1980. Sophia continued her formal education earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Alcorn State University. She was employed 20+ years with the Mississippi State Health Department prior to relocating to Florida. She worked 18 years with St. Lucie County BOCC, Office of Management & Budget. In her spare time she enjoyed traveling, watching television and shopping. Sophia loved her family and friends, but most of all, her children were her life.
On Thursday, January 16, 2020, God in His infinite wisdom decided that it was time for His child to come Home and rest. She peacefully departed this life and went to be with the Master. She was preceded in death by her loved ones, Dorothy Gusta Wilson Walls, Aaron Lee Wilson, Willie Alfred Wilson, Willie May Wilson, Willie Y. Gusta, Bernard Gusta, Sr. and Jimmy Holt.
She leaves to cherish her love and memories her son, Jamarkus D. Holt (Sharon); her devoted daughter, Zaria Holt; the father of their children, Mark Holt; grandson; Markus Holt; Siblings, Aaron Wilson, Jr (Helen), Ronald E. Wilson (Rose); Derrick A. Walls (Katina) and Donna M. Mitchell (Damion); special friends, Maxy B. Ellis, Sandra Jackson, Karen Velilla, TaWonna Johnson, Charmayne Davis, Carlene Cidel; special friends from class of 1980, Charlene King and Angela Barnes and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.