OBITUARY

Francis Earl Holland

December 13, 1934September 20, 2022
Obituary of Francis Earl Holland
CMSGT Francis Earl Holland, Ret., departed this life on the 20th day of September, 2022. He was born December 13, 1934 to Victor H. Holland and Hazel Yon Holland, deceased. In Brandon, MS. He was a veteran, serving 8 years USAF and 29 years, MS AIR NATIONAL GUARD. He is survived by, Ruby Patterson Holland, wife. They married September 24, 1957 in Wichita County, Texas and celebrated 65 years being each other's best friend and soulmate. His children along with the grands and greats were his favorites in all the world, Robert Victor Holland and wife Reba; grandson, Jonathan and wife, Britney; Patrick Bradshaw Holland and wife, Debra; granddaughters, Monica Bane and husband Trae, and Camille Parker and husband Reggie; Joseph Francis Holland; Denise Holland Bowness and husband William and his great grandchildren, Jameson, Cooper and Samuel Bane, and his partner in cleaning the yard, and picking up sticks Willow Grace Parker, This was his Tribe, his people...He is further survived by a brother, Robert Gerald Holland. The family will receive visitors at Baldwin Lee Funeral Home, Pearl, Mississippi on Sunday, September 25, 2022, from 1:00 until 3:00 pm with a graveside service to follow at 3:30pm at Crestview Cemetery, Brandon, MS. Serving as pallbearers are Jonathan Holland, Trae Bane, Reggie Parker, William Fon Campbell, Kenneth Smith, and David Quirin. Scott Lawson and Josh Gray will officiate. Chief Holland was a member of Brandon First United Methodist Church all of his life. During his military career, he was stationed at several bases, Lackland AFB, TX, Amarillo AFB, TX, Osaka, Japan, Sheppard, AFB, TX, Moody AFB, GA and lastly Charles Sullivan MS AIR NATIONAL GUARD Base, Jackson, MS. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Wounded Warriors Project or a charity of your choice.

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Sunday, September 25, 2022

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Sunday, September 25, 2022

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