Reverend Elena H. Holland, 90, of Farmington, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, June 14, 2013, in Farmington. She was born July 18, 1922, in Holdenville, Okla. to Patrick and Francis Vivian Hearn.
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Elena and her husband were the founders of Christian Broadcasting (Channel 47) and the Full Gospel Revival Center and Mission. Elena was a missionary for 50 years and has ministered all over the Navajo Nation, San Juan County. She also was a missionary in Africa for two years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John M. Holland; her parents; son Charles Danny Vastine; three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by her son David Epps; grandchildren Danna Parrott, Dean Vastine, Sheila King and Angela Laughery; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Word of Life Christian Center, 1500 N. Fairview Ave., Farmington.
In lieu of flowers, you can make a donation to the Holland House, PO Box 202, Farmington, NM 87499 or bring it to the service.
Reverend Elena is in the care of Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock, North U.S. Highway 491, 505-368-4607.
Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock
North U.S. Highway 491
Shiprock, NM 87420
Published in Farmington Daily Times from June 15 to June 28, 2013