Holland, Willard J.

Willard J. Holland, 63, of Jonesboro GA passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. He was employed by the Fulton County Board of Education, South Maintenance Dept. for more than 33 years. He proudly served his Country in the U.S. Army and was in Viet Nam for two years.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Felecia Smith Holland, one daughter, Amanda Holland Jones; son-in-law, Jason Jones; two granddaughters Cassidy Ruth Holland and Mackenzie Olivia Holland; two sisters Josephine Calhoun and Sherry Allen and brother-in-law, David Allen; father-in-law and mother-in-law B.W. and Dean Smith; three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law, nieces and nephew Dawn Ewing, Tammy Allen, Julie Hailes and Michael Davis; several great nieces and great nephews. Willard was preceded in death by his parents, J.D. and Mary Holland and one brother Bobby Holland.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, November 26 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Sunday, November 27 from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at 2 p.m. The Rev. B. W. Smith will officiate. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Tara Garden Chapel Funeral Home, 681 North Avenue, Jonesboro, GA 30236 is in charge of the arrangements. 770-471-7171