Crystal Gail Holman, 47, of Washington, North Carolina, died peacefully on February 7, 2022 in Lewiston, Maine, after a brief illness. She was born on December 21, 1974 in Washington, North Carolina, to Joseph S. Holman Sr. and Folby Joe (Kirkley) Holman. She grew up in Washington, NC and graduated from Washington High School in 1993. Crystal was a member of the WHS Orchestra, playing saxophone, flute, drums and keyboards. After high school she studied at the Beaufort County Public College of Liberal Arts. Crystal later studied at Miller Mott College in Greenville, North Carolina, where in 2017 she received a certificate in medical billing and coding. She made her dream come true by working at The Historic Turnage Theater from 2016 to 2020. Her love for Turnage began when she volunteered during the original restoration. She was a founding member of the Beaufort County Public College Drama Club and a former board member of the Washington Public Theater Association. She liked all sides of the theater: from writing, acting and directing. She also loved reading, music, art, dancing, writing, DJing and working with children. She was preceded by her parents, Folby Joe “Folby Sue” and Joseph S. “Joe” Holman, brother Joseph S. “Joey” Holman Jr.. Crystal survived her fiancé Chris Stanhope of Lewiston, Maine; Sister of Brand Faye Adams (Johnnie Adams, S r.) Of Chocowinity, NC; Sister Teresa Holman Hackney
(Ken Hackney) of Havelock, North Carolina; Brother Johnny E. Adams Jr. of Washington; Sister Brandy R. Adams of Belvoir, North Carolina; Nephew of Austin S. Adams of Washington, NC; and niece Leila Adams of Greenville, North Carolina.
On Saturday, March 12, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, the Arts of the Pamlico at the Historic Turnage Theater will host the Feast of Life for Crystal. Pamlico, Turnage Historical Theater, PO Box 634, Washington, NC, 27889.