Rev. Ronald Dale Holland, 85, of Greenville passed away July 8, 2013, at his home. His service is at 11 a.m. today at Bible Missionary in Greenville with Rev. Mark Mullins and Rev. Paul Eversole officiating. Interment will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Caddo Mills.
Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church.
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Born March 11, 1928, in Longmont, Colo., Ronald was the son of Earl Clarence and Lelia Adelia (Jennings) Holland. On March 17, 1951, in Dubuque, Iowa, he married LeaElla Jean Bennette.
By calling, he served as a pastor and evangelist for many years; and by trade, he was a commercial and residential painter for more than 40 years. He was a member of Bible Missionary Church in Greenville.
His survivors include his wife; son Rocky Allen Holland of Bakersfield, Calif.; daughter Sherie Yvonne Davis of Krum; brother Lowell Ray Holland of Denver, Colo.; grandchildren Ron Crowe, Shawn Crowe, Jay Crowe, Ryan Crowe, and Levi Holland; great-grandchildren Nathaniel Crowe, Michael Mason, Alyssa Mason, Joseph Holland, and Lillian Holland; and lots of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Ralph Holland, Wesley Holland and Jerry Holland; sister Lois Kipp and daughter Dawn Elaine Holland.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Crowe, Shawn Crowe, Jeremy Crowe, Ryan Crowe, Daren Denniston, and Ryan Mullins. Honorary pallbearers will be Levi Holland and Mark Hall.
Online condolences may be made at www.cokermathews.com