She was born in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Sterling and Lula Buchanan Deitz. She was married to William P. “Bill” Holland, who passed away in 1998. She was a homemaker and a member of East Fork Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she loved reading, quilting, and gardening.
She is survived by three sons, William Gary Holland and his wife Brenda, Randall Terry Holland, and Tony Holland all of Franklin, NC; three sisters, Ora Stamey of Canton, NC, Lois Montieth and Katie Wood both of Sylva, NC; three grandchildren, Breanna Nicole Holland, Kylah Rayne Holland and Cameron Henry; one great-grandchild, Laney Rae Holland; and a special loved one, Leabee Skinner. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, William Glenn Holland; three sisters, Jane Deitz, Lillian Green and Opal Hubbard; and a brother, Coy Deitz.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 14 in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Deitz and Rev. Bobby Cloer officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mike Carpenter, Morris Green, Bill Bryson, Chris Green, Johnny Cloer, and Eric Boatwright. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m., one hour prior to the service at Bryant-Grant Funeral Home.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.