Mrs. Dorothy Nell (Preston) Holland

August 4, 1947November 16, 2020

Dorothy Nell Preston was born on August 4, 1947, in Brenham, TX, and was the ninth of twelve children born to Robert and Edna Preston.

Dorothy was a creature of habit and organization. She woke up at 5am and went to bed at 7pm, like clockwork. Every morning began with prayer. In August 2020 her health began to fail but her will and fight were as strong as ever. She continued to pray without ceasing, knowing that God was her help. Because of Godโ€™s grace she did not fight long but she definitely fought hard. As always, she saw the sun (SON) peeping through the clouds, the Storm Is Gone!

Dorothy Nell Preston Holland departed this life on November 16, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Edna Preston; three brothers, Richard Preston Sr. (Doris), Rev. Douglas Preston, and George Preston Sr.; six sisters, Mary Nell Preston, Martha Dell Nash, Mary Anne Williams (Millard), Leona Sue Preston, Rosie Decuir and Odis Mae Hogan (Lloyd).

Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory, husband, Harry Holland Jr., daughter, Tiffany Holland; a brother, Robert Preston Jr. (Rose), a sister, Lillian Parker, a sister-in-law, Patricia Preston; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 28, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 28, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, November 28, 2020


Mrs. Dorothy Nell (Preston) Holland

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Wyline Thompson

November 30, 2020

The Texas Conference Womenโ€™s Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church sends condolences to the family. We are continually praying for our sister missionary Tiffany Holland, Brown Chapel AME Church WMS President who is the daughter of Dorothy Nell Holland.

Sister Orlinda Preston-Fowler

November 25, 2020

My deepest and heart felt sympathy goes out to the family of Mrs. Dorothy Nell Preston Holland. I did not know, Mrs. Holland ~ but I am the best friend and Sister in CHRIST JESUS to one of her cousins ~ Laura Mable and her niece ~ my Sister in CHRIST JESUS ~ Angelia Laverne of Canaan Missionary Baptist Church.
Praying for this family ...

Sister Orlinda Preston-Fowler ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ


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