Doris Malpass Holland (1922 - 2018)

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Doris M. Holland

CLINTON — Mrs. Doris Malpass Holland, 96, passed away Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 at Southwood Nursing & Retirement Center.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ken White officiating. Burial will follow the service in the Clinton Cemetery.

Born on March 27, 1922, Mrs. Doris was the daughter of the late James Edward and Cynthia Louise Parker Holland and the widow of Mr. Paul Crumpler Holland Sr. She was a lifelong member of Clinton Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a pillar of the church for many years. As the daughter of Holiness preachers, she was an evangelist and preacher herself. Her life was totally dedicated to God and her family. She also loved to cook and sew. Her love for God, along with her service and sacrifices have earned her great rewards in Heaven. "Well done, thy good and faithful servant."

Doris is survived by her daughter, Deborah Holland of Cary; sons, Paul Holland, Jr. (Mickie) of Benson and James Braxton "Jimmy" Holland (Melody) of Clinton; sister, Shirley M. Hall of Pinehurst; sister-in-law, Carolyn M. Kennedy of Clinton; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her eldest daughter, Patsy Holland Norris; two of her sisters, Berneice M. Millard and Wilodyne M. Lane; her brother, Robert E. "Bobby" Malpass; and daughter-in-law, Suzanne S. Holland.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Southwood Nursing & Retirement Center and Liberty Hospice for their compassionate care and kindness. Condolences may be sent by visiting

Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Holland family.

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Clinton, NC 28328
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Published in The Sampson Independent from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2018