Obituary of Jean Holland
Albert "Jean" Holland, age 83 of Sullivan, Missouri passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Life Care Center surrounded by his loving family.
Albert "Jean" Holland was born on February 7, 1936 in Perryville, Missouri to John B. and Myrtle Audell (Murray) Holland. He was united in marriage to Emma Hartline on June 11, 1955 and they were blessed with four children, Regina, Connie, Gary and Eva. Jean and Emma made their home in Arkansas where he was employed by the Batesville School District for over 18 years. When he was 33 years old, he surrendered his life to the Lord and became associate pastor at Hope Church in St. Louis, Missouri followed by serving as Senior Pastor at Liberty Temple in Sebree, Kentucky and Batesville, Arkansas. He then joined the Assemblies of God and pastored at First Assembly in Blackrock, Arkansas and Spring Mill Assembly near Batesville, Arkansas. Brother Jean was a loving and devoted pastor, husband, father and grandpa. He especially loved ministering to children. He and Emma made their home in Suillivan in January 2014 and began attending First Assembly. Miss Emma passed soon after moving here. He missed her deeply but quickly became a part of the church where he helped in the nursing home ministry. Brother Holland was a faithful man of God who loved the Word and work of God. He will be lovingly remembered by his family and many friends.
He is survived by his children, Regina Weaver and husband Harry of Riverside, California, Connie Musgraves of Sullivan, Mo, Gary Holland of Sullivan, Mo, Eva Nelson and husband Andy of Denver, Colorado; nine grandchildren, Cora Chicca and husband James of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Evelene Schram and husband Jeremy of Battle Creek, Michigan, Miles Weaver and wife Olivia of Battle Creek, Michigan, Joseph Weaver and wife Piper of Placerville, California, Jennifer Musgraves and Pedro Garcia of Bacliff, Texas, Vanessa Musgraves and Sharon Fabrizio of Battlegroud, Washinton, Joe Kilburn of Hillsboro, Missouri , Krista Stewart of O'Fallon, Missouri and Gabrielle Nelson of Denver Colorado; nine great-grandchildren, Anna, Makayla, Samuel, Eliza, Kailee, Kasey, Shawn, Olivia and Sean; one great-great-grandchild, Kade; one brother, Paul Holland and wife Nancy of Winnetka, California; sister in law, Billie Holland of Lancaster, California; many nieces, hephews, other relatives and many friends.
Mr. Holland was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Emma (Hartline) Holland; his parents, John and Myrtle (Murray) Holland; brothers, John, Clyde and Boyd Holland; and one sister, Bonnie Lou Holland.
Visitations will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 noon, Friday, August 2, 2019 at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with interment to follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Bell City, Missouri.
Proudly Serving the Communities of - Dexter, Essex, Bloomfield, Bernie, Parma, Morehouse, Puxico, Poplar Bluff, Fisk, Wappapello, Advance, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Chaffee, Scott City, New Madrid, Sikeston, Campbell, Clarkton, Gideon, and Malden
Earl L. Watkins felt that the most important aspect of his business was to provide quality professional service. Although times and traditions have changed, our family and staff continue the pledge that quality professional service will be what is expected of us.
301 N. Walnut St., P O Box 96
Dexter, MO US
301 N. Hickman St., P O Box 38
Puxico, MO US
200 S. East St., P O Box 347
Parma, MO US
207 Beech St., P O Box 329
Morehouse, MO US
Chiles - Cooper
106 N Prairie, P O Box 22
Bloomfield, MO US