Holland Funeral Home

Joe Arthur Gann – Obituary

May 21, 2019

Joe Arthur Gann, age 85, died on May 19, 2019 at Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home in Okolona.  He was born in Guin, AL on March 12, 1934, to Arthur Otto Gann and Birdie Mae Canon Gann.  He loved his Savior, family, friends and country.  He served in the U.S. Navy as a radio operator on active […]


Deborah R. Nunnelee Ellis – Obituary

May 21, 2019

Ms. Deborah R. Nunnelee Ellis, age 58, died suddenly, Sunday, May 19, 2019 at North MS Medical Center.  She was born January 28, 1961 in Tupelo, MS, to Bill Nunnelee and Annie Jean Collins Nunnelee.  Deborah was a graduate of North Pontotoc High School and continued her education at Itawamba Community College.  She worked many […]


James Edward “Sonny” Poe – Obituary

May 19, 2019

James Edward “Sonny” Poe, 67, departed this life from Sanctuary Hospice House after an extended  battle with kidney cancer.  Born in Nashville, TN on December 14, l951 to Glenn Poe and Jean Sanders Poe Hicks  He grew up in Okolona and lived in Shannon much of his adult life.  A Baptist, he worked odd jobs […]


Jerome Doyle Williams – Obituary

May 19, 2019

 Jerome Doyle Williams, 70, entered the pearly gates of Heaven on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from his residence in the Wren Community.  Born into a family of 8 children on December 29, l948 in Sulligent, Alabama to the late Mose Jackson Williams and Gertrude McKay Williams, Doyle grew up there and married Patricia Ann Barnes […]


Barbara Corley – Death Notice

May 18, 2019

Barbara Corley, 79, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2PM at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from Noon to Service Time at the Tupelo Chapel. A full obituary will follow at a […]


Jerome Doyle Williams – Obituary

May 18, 2019

Jerome Doyle Williams, 70, entered the pearly gates of Heaven on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from his residence in the Wren Community.  Born into a family of 8 children on December 29, 1948 in Sulligent, Alabama to the late Mose Jackson Williams and Gertrude McKay Williams, Doyle grew up there and married Patricia Ann Barnes […]


Shirley Collum – Death Notice

May 17, 2019

Shirley Collum, 89, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:30PM at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12 Noon to Service Time. A full obituary will follow at a later date.


Shirley Mae “Granny” Thomas – Obituary

May 17, 2019

Shirley Mae “Granny” Thomas, 89, died Thursday, May 16, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born April 8, 1930, in Chicago to the late Noah and Carrie Smith Burns. Shirley was married to Robert N. Thomas Sr on July 23, 1949, until his death in 2010. She started her working career at Jim’s […]


Edwin Orlando McDaniel – Obituary

May 17, 2019

A kind and gentle soul, Edwin Orlando McDaniel, 50, met his Creator on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 after a brief bout with Sepsis.  Born in Panama on May 14, l968, Edwin admired his mom and dad, Shirlie (Buddy) McDaniel  and Anita McDaniel. His mother died in March, 2005 and his father predeceased him on April […]


Barbara Jean Moore Alexander – Obituary

May 16, 2019

 Barbara Jean Moore Alexander, 70, stepped into the loving arms of Jesus on Wednesday morning after a battle with cancer. Born in Lee County on May 30, l948 to the late James and Vivian Louise Moore Morton, Barbara was a lifelong Lee Countian and a 1968 graduate of Tupelo High School. She spent over 41 years […]


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