James Fred Holland

james holland
LINDEN, TX-Funeral services for James Fred Holland, 81, of Linden will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at First Baptist Church in Linden with Bros. Jackie Stanfield, Don Phelps and Charles Russell officiating. Interment will be in Center Hill Cemetery in Linden under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Holland will lie in state Monday and family will receive friends and family from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. at the funeral home. Mr. Holland was born December 3, 1929 in Linden to Fred and Lavada Holland . He died April 9, 2011, in Linden. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Linden, and he worked for Lone Star Steel Co. for 42 years. Mr. Holland also belonged to the Linden Masonic Lodge 192. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Golda Holland of Linden; one son and daughter-in-law Stacy and Stacie of Linden; and two daughters and one son-in-law, Lou Jennings of Austin, and Carrie and Steve Surratt of Cleburne; one brother, Doug Holland and wife, Sylvia, of Hughes Springs; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Holland was preceded in death by two daughters, Dena Holland and Robin Tobert; one grandchild, Catherine Jennings; and one brother, Homer George Holland. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Linden in lieu of flowers. An online guestbook may be signed at www.reeder-davis.com

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  1. Papaw you will be missed. I have many beautiful memories growing up spending vacations at ya'lls house with all the family.

  2. With deepest sympathy to Lou and all your family. I pray that God gives you and your family strength during this sorrowful time.

  3. Dear Golda,I wish to express my condolence to you at the passing of James Fred. Stacy and I have been in touch and I expressed to him my grief and sorrow. Heather and Conrad will attend the funeral representing our side of the family. Daniel moved heaven and earth to make it too, but his schedule was too tight to travel. Please know that your are loved and respected by your family. I trust the encouragement and support of your family, and your faith in the Lord, will give you strength at this difficult time.Love,Gordon

  4. Stacy and Stacie and family,Sure sorry to hear of JamesFreds death. Winston said they had known each other all their lives. We are in Bedford, thus didn't make visitation or funeral. Just know our smypathy, thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Mr. Holland was always special to me, as is all of the Holland family. I have many happy memories of times I spent in your home. I pray God will give you comfort and peace during these days ahead.

  6. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mr Holland was a dear friend and he will be greatly missed.

  7. We have just heard on this Tues. morning. Our deepest sympathy to everyone. Our love and prayers. Mae Rucker, Frank Rucker, Margie Manning and Marsha Bradford

  8. Dear Golda and Family: I am so sorry for your loss. I know what you are feeling as I just recently lost my husband Lewis. It is so devastating. I can't even comfort you with "it will get better" because I am not sure about that right now. But I want you to know that I love you and you are in my prayers.Joyce

  9. My love and thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Mr. Holland was a very sweet man and we all enjoyed getting to know him and taking care of him while he was with us at the hospital. He will be remembered with great fondness.

  10. So sorry for you loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.E.J. and Suzanne Turner

  11. Golda & familyYou will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you the strength you will need in the days to come.Sorry for your loss.Jimmy & Janet Ponder

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