Tony McGuireSports Editor
January 23, 2013
Fannie Mae Holland, 90, died Sunday, Jan. 20 at the hospice care center in Hazard.
She was born September 16, 1922 in Thousandsticks, Ky., the daughter of the late Ed Osborne and the late Phoebe Melton Osborne, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Eugene Holland; sons Earnest Lee Holland and Sammy Holland; daughters Margaret Jane Holland and Bonnie Lou Holland; daughters-in-law Linda Marie Holland and Nellie Mae Holland; sons-in-law Willie Ray Davis and Woodrow Bowling, Jr.
She was a life-long resident of Perry County and was affiliated with the Trinity Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed listening to the WLJC Christian station and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Virgil Holland and wife Billye of Viper, Kenneth Holland and wife Anita of Slemp, Edward Holland, Jr. and wife Darlene of Upper Second Creek, Billy Ray Holland and special friend Sue of Indianapolis, In., and Isaac Holland of Hazard; daughters Violet Marie Bryant and husband Timothy of Walkertown, Catherine Bryant and husband Ricky of Walkertown, Fannie Mae Baker and husband Jerry Wayne of Corbin, Rhenda Faye Bryant and husband Danny of Hazard, Emmaline Gregory and husband Cecil of Corbin, Barbara Bowling of Combs, and Mary Helen Davis of Upper Second Creek; brothers Isaac, Noah, Jack, Lonnie, Will, Clayburn, and Pearl Osborne; sisters Peggy Rice, Gracie Sizemore, Dorothy Parsons, Launia Boggs, and Bonnie Osborne; 24 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Engle-Bowling Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Williams officiating. A graveside service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Curt Napier Cemetery located at Lotts Creek.