Margaret Holland

Published 11:53 am Monday, February 8, 2016

FRANKLIN — On Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, Margaret Holland peacefully passed away at her home surrounded by her family.

Margaret Holland

Margaret Holland

She was predeceased by her parents, Allen and Harriett Johnson; her husband, Linwood Holland; one son, Horace Holland; two sisters, Hazel Boddie and Dorothy Hall, three brothers, Robert Earl, Rufus, and George Johnson.

Margaret joined Laurel Hill United Baptist Church at an early age and she worked at Daughtrey Peanut Factory for several years.

Left to cherish her memory are five daughters, Thelma Myrick (Fred), Margaret Walton, Jarleene Holland, Earleene Holland and Jacklyn Holland; six sons, John Holland, Carroll Holland, James Holland (Linda), Clyde Holland, Dennis Holland and Thomas Holland (Emma); three sisters, Mary Johnson, Mildred Streeter (Johnnie) and Harriett Felton (Roy); one brother, Murry Johnson (Gloria) and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will take place from noon until 6 p.m., and a wake service 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the funeral home. The homegoing service will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, in Apostolic Faith Church of God and she will be laid to rest at Hunter Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended to the Holland family at

Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke- Overton Funeral Home Inc., Suffolk.