Holland Funeral Home

Selma Nicholson

May 30, 2020

 We lost our beloved mother, Selma Nicholson, who passed away at the Shearer-Richardson Memorial Nursing Home in Okolona, MS at the age of 97.  She was born on December 6, 1922 in Carbon Hill, Alabama to Henry McRae and Cynthia Ollie Jane Clark McRae. She attended school in New Castle, AL and married Glenn Nick […]


Angie Andrella Adams Andrews

May 30, 2020

Angie Andrella Adams Andrews, 43, died Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, Mississippi, due to complications from a rare blood disorder.  Angie was an employee at North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc, Mississippi, where she worked as a Nursing Supervisor.  She was born on March 20, 1977 in New Albany, […]


Michael Andy “Mike” Bell

May 30, 2020

Michael Andy “Mike” Bell, 58, departed this life unexpectedly from an apparent heart attack at his residence in Pontotoc County. Mike entered this world on Feb. 26, 1962. He spent much of his childhood and youth in Verona where he was active at the First Baptist Church-Verona with his family. He graduated Shannon High School […]


Curtis Hugh Frensley, Jr.

May 30, 2020

Curtis Hugh Frensley, Jr. died Friday, May 29, 2020 at North MS Medical Center. He was 78. Curtis was born on April 29, 1942 to Curtis Hugh Frensley, Sr. and Mildred Eakes Frensley in Paris, TN. He grew up mostly in Tupelo and graduated from Tupelo High School. After graduating from Ole Miss, he joined […]


Bonnie Sue Jernigan Gaskin

May 28, 2020

Bonnie Sue Jernigan Gaskin, 86, died on Wednesday May 27, 2020, at her residence in Okolona. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Okolona Chapel.


Kaleb Patrick Riley

May 28, 2020

Eighteen-year-old Kaleb Patrick Riley, a fine young man who was excited about joining the Job Corp in Kentucky in a few weeks, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo as the result of being struck by a car in the Auburn Community of Lee County on Memorial Day, May 25, […]


Richard Lee Hill

May 27, 2020

Richard Lee Hill died at his residence in Belden on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 after an extended illness. He was 70. Richard was born in Jonesboro, AR on June 24, 1949 to Detroy Lee Hill and Evelyn Elizabeth Hughes Hill. He graduated from Poplar Bluff High School in Poplar Bluff, MO with the class of […]


Deborah Lee Butler Thompson

May 26, 2020

 Deborah Lee Butler Thompson, age 65, left this world and entered the next on May 25, 2020. She was born in Okolona, MS on January 6, 1955 to Annie Deason and DB Butler. Her doctor said many years ago that she would never die of anything but pure meanness. He was right. She was a […]


Myrtle Gillentine Slater

May 24, 2020

Myrtle Gillentine Slater was born in Itawamba County, MS on December 23, 1927 to the late Elijah  and Angelia Enlow Gillentine. She departed this life on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Diversicare Nursing Home in Tupelo where she had resided the last year. Hers was a long and fruitful life. Like many Itawambians in the […]


Robert Edward “Bob”  Weathersby,  Jr.

May 16, 2020

Robert Edward “Bob”  Weathersby,  Jr., U.S. Army, Ret., departed this life on Thursday, May 14, 2020 after failing health for over a year. He was 82.  He was born on December 20, 1937 in New Hebron, Lawrence Co., MS into a committed military family. His father, Robert “Ned” Weathersby, was a World War I Veteran, […]


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