HOLLAND, CORDIE WILLICE, JR. (C.W.) - age 87, of Lenoir City, TN, passed away on December 7, 2012. C.W. was a member of First Baptist Church in Lenoir City where he has served as a deacon, and children's Sunday school teacher for many years. He retired from ORNL after 36 years of service. A familiar sight to many of us was C.W. in his wide brimmed hat, sitting on his tractor as he enjoyed farming along Martel Road. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cordie Willice Holland, Sr. and Sadie Kerr Holland; siblings, Christine Hill and Doris Grantham. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Hardin Holland; children, Richard Holland and wife, Phyllis, Sarah Shaver and husband, Van, all of Lenoir City, TN, and Lee Anne Spires and husband, Preston, of El Dorado, AR; grandchildren, Austin Shaver and wife, Brittany, of Hendersonville, TN, Evan Shaver of Knoxville, TN, and Amaris Hawkins and husband, Curtis, of Moline, KS; step grandson, George McDougall; great grandchildren, Caleb and Abby Shaver; siblings, Sue Ella Gowen, Elizabeth Grisham (Bill), Mildred Buffalo (Bill), Harley Holland (Geneva) and Dan Holland (Mary Nell); sisters-in-law, Margie Sartin (Jackie) and Beverly Hardin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. Family and friends will gather at 11:00 a.m. on Monday at the Lakeview Cemetery for graveside services and interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Lenoir City, TN for the Building Fund. www.clickfuneralhome.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Dec. 9, 2012