MOORESBORO - Lois Rea Allen Holland, 93, of Mooresboro, died on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at her residence. A native of Cleveland County, she is the daughter of the late Will F. Allen and Margaret Parker Allen. Mrs. Holland worked for 16 years in the cafeteria at Mooresboro School and West Cleveland School before her retirement. She loved sewing, working in the garden, trimming her bushes and tending her flowers. She was a member of Drury Dobbins Baptist Church.
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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband C.O. Holland.
Mrs. Holland is survived by two daughters, Margaret Holland Duncan of Mooresboro and Carolyn Holland Camp of Ellenboro; one son, Keith Allen Holland of Mooresboro; three grandchildren, Giselle Duncan McBride and husband Randall of Boiling Springs, Michael Duncan of Earl, and David Camp and wife Leeanne of Ellenboro; six great-grandchildren, Gilina and Paden McBride of Boiling Springs, Levi and Maggie Duncan of Earl, and Lauren and Kaylee Camp of Ellenboro; and one sister-in-law, Valeria Holland Short of Shelby.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Cleveland Funeral Services.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Friday at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel.
Officiated by: The Rev. Chris Hensley
Burial: Drury Dobbins Baptist Church Cemetery
Funeral home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, may be made to Drury Dobbins Baptist Church, 3607 Dobbins Church Rd., Ellenboro, NC 28040.
Online condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Cleveland Funeral Services
2518 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28150
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 30, 2014