Joan Holland was born on July 28, 1933 in West Frankfort, Illinois. She passed away December 7, 2011 in Tulare, California at the age of 78. Joan was raised in West Frankfort and in 1990 she retired from the West Frankfort School District, after 35 years of service. She then moved to Tulare and spent her time doing arts and crafts, ceramics and painting. Joan's #1 priority was spending time with and taking care of her family and friends. Joan was preceded in death by her parents, Millard and Rosie Rose; her daughter, Linda Jo Holland; brother, Richard Rose and sister, Patricia Stone. She is survived by her brother, Dean Rose and wife, Betty of Marion, Illinois; her sister, Betty McCarty and husband, Gabe of West Frankfort, Illinois; sister-in-law, Becky Rose of Anchorage, Alaska; numerous nephews and nieces; and her best friends, Denise Carver and family of Tulare, California. Graveside services will be held at 11:00a.m. on Friday, December 16, 2011 at Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort, Illinois. Union Funeral Home in West Frankfort is in charge of arrangements.On line Condolences of Sympathy may be made at www.unionfh.com.
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West Frankfort, IL 62896
Published in Daily American News from Dec. 9 to Dec. 14, 2011