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Willie B. Holland

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Willie B. Holland Obituary
NEWPORT NEWS - Willie B Holland, 69, passed on February 14, 2016 at his home. He was the last surviving original member of the singing group, The Persuaders, who were known for their popular song, "It's A Thin Line Between Love and Hate". Willie B was one of Jehovah's Witnesses who loved the ministry. His favorite avenue of service was Street Witnessing. Bee, as he was called, leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Esther Holland; children, Rodney Myrick, Toni Carter, Brian Holland, Sandy McCargo, D Michael Holland, Damon Holland and LaDonna Greene; 19 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Reid, Yvonne 'Cookie' Jowers, Tammy Watlington; brother, Larry Holland; and a host of family & friends. Viewing from 8:30am-11am, February 20, 2016 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 804 41st Street, Newport News, VA 23607, followed by a celebration of life at 11:00am. Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23666.
Published in Daily Press on Feb. 17, 2016
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