Lula "Lu" Fern Holland

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Lula "Lu" Fern Holland, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born July 7, 1937 in Alpena, Arkansas. She departed this life Friday, November 20, 2009 in Springfield, MO at the age of 72 years.

She is survived by one son, Kenneth L. and wife Karen Holland of Marietta, GA; one daughter, Delilah and husband Jimmy Paxton of Berryville, AR; four grandchildren, Rebecca Holland, Amanda Wosotowsky, Leandra Holland, Chrissy Paxton; one brother, Sammy L. Barr of Berryville, AR; several nieces and nephews, and a host of family and friends.

On October 4, 1955 she was united in marriage with Billy Gene Holland who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents.

Lou was a devoted Christian woman who spent her life caring for others. She worked at many occupations but dedicated her life to raising her family and supporting her husband. She finally retired from the postal department after 10 years to pursue her dream of running a small dairy farm.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2009 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Brother Freddie Blevins and Brother Darryl Harris officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.