Posted: Monday, March 26, 2012 5:24 pm
The Messenger, March 26, 2012
Mildred Holland, 93, of Troy died 6:30 p.m. March 24, 2012, at her home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Tommy Roper will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Zach Roper, Steve Alexander, David Riley, Frank Hinson, Curtis Hoffman and James Beasley.
Mrs. Holland was born Feb. 7, 1919, in Obion County, daughter of the late Roe and Nella Bird (Wyatt) Thomas. She married Thurman “Chub” Holland Dec. 28, 1942. He died Dec. 14, 2000. She had been employed at Continental Can in Melvindale, Mich., and the Hawthorne Center in Plymouth, Mich. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star in Michigan and Star of Bethlehem Assembly of God in Obion County.
She is survived by her daughter, Charlotte Owens of Troy; five grandchildren and the spouse of one, Nathan Owens and Brian Owens, both of Troy, Michael and Mandy Owens of East Prairie, Mo., Derrick Holland of Jacksonville, Fla., and Lisa Case of Vancouver, Wash.; and nine great-grandchildren, Makayla Owens of East Prairie, Slade Owens of Milan, Tyler Holland and Justin Holland, both of Alabama, and Eric Lowe, Dylan Totten, Ethan Totten, Aaron Totten and Trystan Case, all of Vancouver.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Lonnie Holland; her sister, Edith Warren; and her son-in-law, Milton Owens.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.