07/15/12 — MARTHA B. HOLLAND

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March 31, 1927-July 11, 2012

LAGRANGE -- Martha Brothers Holland, 85, of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012.

A service of remembrance will be held today, July 15, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. at LaGrange United Methodist Church. A committal service will be held Sunday, July 13, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. from Fairview Cemetery.

Martha was born March 31, 1927, in Lenoir County to the late James and Anna Belle Warren Brothers. She was wife of the late Irvin Linwood Holland Jr. and was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Brothers. Martha enjoyed a 30 plus year career in nursing. She began her nursing career at Lenoir Memorial Hospital and later retired from Cherry Hospital where she was the evening nursing supervisor. She was a member of LaGrange United Methodist Church and she enjoyed walking and gardening.

Martha is survived by two children, United States Army Colonel Jeffrey Brothers Clark and wife, Sue, of Heidelberg, Germany, Judy Holt and husband, Benjamin, of LaGrange; along with four grandchildren, Anna Clark, Warren Clark, John Clark and Jenny Holt.

The family will receive friends today following both services.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to LaGrange United Methodist Church, 213 South Caswell St., LaGrange, NC 28551, or Lenoir County SPCA, P.O. Box 1481, Kinston, NC 28503.

Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on July 15, 2012 10:05 AM