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“In Light of your recent goodbye..We are standing together upon the seashore. A ship at our side spreads white sails to the morning breeze and starts...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Richard and Sharman - White House, TN

“Joel was a special person who helped a lot of people in his lifetime. He will be missed by many!! With heartfelt sympathy Art & Louise Blum ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Art & Louise Blum - Fennville, MI

“Joel was a special person who helped a lot of people in his lifetime. He will be missed by many!! With heartfelt sympathy Art & Louise Blum ”
3 of 29 | Posted by: Art & Louise Blum - Fennville, MI

“Joel was a special person who helped a lot of people in his lifetime. He will be missed by many!! With heartfelt sympathy Art & Louise Blum ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Art & Louise Blum - Fennville, MI

“Jean and Nick, Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. Joel was a good man and anyone who knew him knew this to be true....Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Toni and Randy - Memphis, TN

“Joel kathy and Patty brought new life to vernon as jimmy was losing his.The strength and compassion of Joel had was evident from the first time he...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: sharon lawrence clark - TN

“Calling on Joel as a vendor was always a pleasure. Rest in peace my friend! ”
7 of 29 | Posted by: Larry Hathaway - Grand Prairie, TX

“Jean and family. Words cannot express the sadness I feel for your loss. I have never known anyone with such a passion for every thing he did. He was...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Laughner - Pittsburgh, PA

“I pray the Lord gives your family the strength to endure your loss of your son, husband , father and friend to many....He made an impression on me...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Lily Dunnigan - Chattanooga, TN

“Dear Betty and Horace, we have been saddened by Joel's illness and are so sorry to hear of his death. Our prayers that God give you the strength to...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Audrey and Bob Parrish - Florence, AL

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Joel was a good man that was always there to help anyone. I was proud to work for him. He will...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Angie Everett - Hendersonville, TN

“My sincerest condolences to the Holland family. Joel, Byron and I were, what I'd like to think, best of friends. We did a lot of growing up together...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Greg Burnett - Vernon/Tuscaloosa, AL

“We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for you all. Brad, Alicia, Cody, Nathan, & Trace Whitehead ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Brad & Alicia Whitehead - AL

“It was an honor to have known and worked with Joel through Vanderbilt Rehab Clinic. Our heart and sympathy goes out to his family. May you all find...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Trish and Ray Covington / Covington Transmission - TN

“My Thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
15 of 29 | Posted by: Bob Roy - Pnsacola, FL

“Jean and Nick. I am so sorry for your loss.Joel was a great mentor and friend to me.When I look back I am very humbled to know that he was my friend....Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Russ Collins - Chattanooga, TN

“Jean, Nicholas and the family of Joel Holland,you have our deepest sympathies. Gary & Ellen Wells ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: Ellen Wells - Salisbury, NC

“I am so sorry to hear about Joel. I went to school with Joel at Sheffield. The Holland family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: Amy Self Hester - Muscle Shoals, AL

“Horace and Betty, Wilma & Walter read Joel's obituary in Tennessean this morning and called me. We don't take it. We don't know your children, but...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Howard (Buck) & Winona Locke - TN

“Horace, Betty, Very sorry to hear of Joel passing. If there is anything you guys need, please don't hesitate to give us a shout. Hope to see you...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Rick Milberger - Florence, AL

“Nick & Brandi, we are so sorry for your loss and you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Mike and Andrea Orr - Nashville, TN

“We are so sad to learn that Joel passed away. He lived a good Life and fought a good fight. You all have been a source of much strength, and we...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Jane and Hayden Glenn - AL

“To the Holland family, after years of knowing Horace & Betty and their son Joel, we are deeply saddened by the news of Joel's passing. Our thoughts...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Steve & Jan Blazier - Florence, AL

“Our family is deeply saddened to learn of Joel's passing. Please know that you all are in our prayers!! ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Mike, Rhonda, Jeff Hofmann - AL

“Dear Horace and Betty: Our thoughts and prayers are with you Rick & Kathy ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Rick & Kathy McAdams - Florence, AL

“I want to extend my sympathy to the entire family. You are in my thoughts. ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Pam Hudson - Sheffield, AL

“Betty and Horace, I am so sorry to hear of your loss.Your children are not supposed to go before the parents,but I think God sometimes needs them for...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Iva Nell Ward Elliott - NM

“We want to express our love and sympathy to Horace, Betty, and the entire family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
28 of 29 | Posted by: Wayne and Carmel Lawhorn - AL

“Sending our sincere condolences and thinking of the good memories we have of Joel on the boat trip from Joe Wheeler Lodge to Nashville. Chris &...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Chris & Linda Chrisman - AL


HOLLAND, Horace Joel, age 54, January 21, 2013. He graduated Lamar County High School in Vernon, Alabama and attended the University of North Alabama. He was a huge Alabama fan, loved to scuba dive and spend time on his boat. His family will remember him as a rock and a constant problem solver. Preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Holland. Survived by wife Jean Holland; son, Nicholas Holland and wife Brandi; parents, Horace and Betty Holland; sisters, Patty Horn, Kathy Kelley; grandsons, Brayden and Grayson Holland. The celebration of life service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013 at West Harpeth Funeral Home with Celebrant Paula Gordon officiating. Visitation will be Thursday 4 p.m. until service time at 7 p.m. at WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME 6962 Charlotte Pike www.afamilylegacy.com

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