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Friday, December 11, 2020

Obituary - Irene Holland

Irene Holland, age 74 of Belton, Missouri passed away peacefully from Covid-19 on December 9, 2020. She was born September 23, 1946 in Ulvah, Kentucky, to the late Corbett and Mattie (Sexton) Campbell. She is survived by her husband Horace Richard Holland of 53 years and they married on August 5, 1967 in Rushville, Indiana.

Irene enjoyed sitting on her back porch swing every evening watching the birds and looking for her favorite bird the Baltimore Oriole. She also loved Christmas time, decorating her house and making treats for the holidays. Irene worked for Jones Store (Macy’s) as the manager of security for 25 years then happily retired. Among Irene's many accomplishments she took the time to enjoy traveling to 45 states and gardening; especially roses in honor of her mother. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Surviving are her daughter Shelley Graves of Belton, Missouri and son Richard (Tera) Holland of Overland Park, Kansas along with her grandchildren Taylor (Ethan) Fulghum, Seth Smith, Morgan Graves, Parker Graves, and one great-grandchild, Luke Fulghum.

Irene is also preceded in death by her sisters, Viola (Jo) Yazel, Laura Holland, Jackie Ward, and Lonnie Reams; brothers: Clifford Campbell, Eugene Campbell, and Emmett Campbell.

Due to COVID 19 the service will be a private family viewing and will be held on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 11:00 am at Cullen Funeral Home in Raymore, Missouri (612 W Foxwood Dr, Raymore, MO 64083) followed by cremation. With any thoughtful considerations please send to the address of the funeral home.

The family of Irene Holland wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love and kindness shown to them during this time of bereavement.

Proverbs 31:31
Honor her for all that her hands have done…