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Funeral arrangements set for McDonough teen

Jason Holland

Jason Holland

McDONOUGH — Funeral services for Jason Tyler Holland have been moved.

Services for the 15-year-old will start at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Sharon Baptist Church. The church is located at 536 North Ola Road in McDonough. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens, 164 Fairview Road in Stockbridge.

Holland, a sophomore at Ola High School in McDonough, died early Friday, Aug. 17. Henry County Coroner Donald Cleveland conducted the autopsy Monday.

“At this point, all I can say is that it is inconclusive, pending toxicology reports,” said Cleveland.

The coroner said there was “nothing obvious found” as it relates to the cause of death. He anticipates the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will produce a toxicology report within the next three to six months.

Ola High Principal Ross Iddings said Holland played offensive lineman on his school’s junior varsity football team, and he was well-liked by his teachers at the school.

The young man’s obituary and funeral arrangements are posted online by Haisten Funerals & Cremations in McDonough.

“He was a straight-A student,” according to the obituary. “Jason was a very thoughtful, fun-loving young man who enjoyed spending time with family and friends.”

His online obituary details the Clayton County-born youth was athletic and enjoyed cross fit training and golfing.

Holland’s survivors were listed as his mother and stepfather, Vickie and John Mullins, of McDonough; father and stepmother, James and Kim Holland, of McDonough; stepsisters, Ashley Bailey, Shelby Bailey and Courtlyn Mullins; grandparents, Charlie and Annette Brown, of Gay, Ga., Nancy and Larry McClellan, of Jackson, Cherie Wright, of McDonough, Betty Boyd, of McDonough; great-grandmother, Betty Porter, of Jackson; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family has posted a video tribute for Holland at the Haisten Funerals & Cremations web site.

A memorial fund has been established in Holland’s name at Heritage Bank. The bank has three Henry County branches and three other locations — in Jonesboro, Forest Park and Fayetteville.

For more call, (770) 914-8833, or visit www.haistenfunerals.com.