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Opal Holland

December 19, 1937 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 81)

Obituary

Opal Holland, 81, Memory Lane, died Saturday, October 26, 2019, at his home of natural causes.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at Lamb Funeral Home with Steve Holland officiating and Gary Mitchell assisting. Burial will follow in Green Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the funeral home.

A native of Pettigrew, Arkansas, he was born December 19, 1937, the son of the late Delmer Holland and the late Dolly Hoskins Holland.

He was a logger and owner/operator of a saw mill. He served in the United States Navy. He attended Rock Front Baptist Church in Cadiz. He was a member of the Pennyrile Coon Hunters Club. He also was a member of Jaycees, where he did a benefit in Decatur County, TN for St. Jude Children's Hospital.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Joe Wayne Holland; and three brothers, Vivian Holland, L.D. Holland and Clel Holland.

Survivors included his wife of 59 years, Georgia Holland, Hopkinsville; his son, Steve Holland, Hopkinsville; his daughters, Karen (Lee) Holland McGregor; Sharon (Carroll) Holland Cunningham, Kathy (Neil) Holland Campbell, all of Hopkinsville; his brother, Lonnie Holland, Hagarville, Arkansas; his sister, Genevie Melson; 14 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Ave, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 31, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Funeral Service
Friday
November 1, 2019

11:00 AM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Donations

Pennyroyal Hospice
220 Burley Ave., Hopkinsville KY 42240
Tel: 1-270-885-6428

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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