Michael Clyde Holland

December 20, 1942February 17, 2013
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Michael Clyde Holland, age 70, of Nebo, NC died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Grace Hospital in Morganton, NC.

Mr. Holland was born December 20, 1942 in McDowell County, NC to the late Clyde Holland and Jessie Taylor Holland. He was a member of Trinity Hill Free Will Baptist Church where he served as Treasurer for more than 24 years. Mr. Holland enjoyed genealogy. He wrote a book about the Holland family and had it published. He also loved history and travel especially anything to do with presidents.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Finley and his nephew, Christopher Owensby.

Surviving Mr. Holland are his wife, Alma McGee Holland of the home; his son, Donnie Holland and wife, Belinda of Marion, NC; his daughter, Annette Clontz and husband, Gregory of Morganton, NC; three grandchildren, Mackenzie and Maddison Holland and Victoria Owensby; a special niece, Pam Price; and a special great-niece, Heather Price.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Jerry McClain and Rev. Davin Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation Wednesday, February 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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February 24, 2013

My deepest condolences to the family. May the love and support of friends help carry you through this difficult time. Proverbs 17:17

Doug Rhom

February 21, 2013

Very sad to hear of Michael's passing. We we friends many years ago. May God bless and keep all his family and dry the tears.

Margot Withrow

February 21, 2013

Dear Holland family,

On behalf of the Raymond (R.D.) Withrow family, Mother, Heath, and I would like to express our deepest condolences to you all. Seems like our families have met with so many deaths this last few years. We hope you take solace in that all our loved ones are reunited in heaven with one another. Our prayers and thoughts are with you in the ensuing days ahead.
Priscilla and Margot Withrow
Heath Herbison

February 19, 2013

Alma & Family, it was s great blessing just to have known Mike and to call him a Friend. Our prayers are with you.
Doug & Liz McCormick

February 19, 2013

Donnie and family my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this great time of saddness. I know your loss is great, but your father's healing is greater. He now has a perfect body with no more pain.

February 19, 2013

Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time.

Robert & Brenda Holland Wilson (Nebo,N.C.)

Michael Long

February 19, 2013

Donnie and family our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need

Capt. M. Long and Support Staff Marion Correctional Institution


February 19, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Fred and Sue

Rhonda Franklin

February 19, 2013

Praying for you.

Larry & Carolyn Childers

February 18, 2013

Alma,Donnie & family,Annette & family,We were saddened by the news of Mike's passing but know that he's in a better place where there is no more pain or suffering.Mike was a "Gentle Giant".He was always quite but his life said it all.He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed.You are in our prayers and we know that God will give you the strength and comfort you need at this sad time.If there is anything we can do for you,please don't hesitate to call on us.Our Love to You All.