Elizabeth C. Holland

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 11, 2007

SUFFOLK—Elizabeth Cross Holland, 98, died Aug. 7, 2007, in Autumn Care of Suffolk.

Mrs. Holland was born Dec. 11, 1908, to John T. Sr. and Grace Wright Cross in Nansemond County, Virginia.

She was predeceased by her husband, Garland Augustas Holland; a stepdaughter, Nancy H. Duke; a brother, John Thomas Cross Jr.; and a stepgrandson, Calvin Duke.

Survivors include a stepgranddaughter, Joan D. Parker of Franklin; stepgreat-grandson, Clay Duke of Newport News; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Holland was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, the Ladies Bible Class, Etheleen Corbett Circle and the church choir.

The funeral was held Thursday in the Sidney F. Harrell Chapel of Harrell and Hill Funeral Home with the Revs. Jim George and Ben Powers officiating.

Burial was in Bethlehem Christian Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1637 Holland Road, Suffolk, VA 23434 or the Nansemond Suffolk Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1515, Suffolk, VA 23429.

Mrs. Holland’s family wishes to express their appreciation to the entire staff of Autumn Care of Suffolk for their care, kindness and support.