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Doris (Malpass) Holland

August 27, 2018


Mrs. Doris Malpass Holland, 96, of Clinton, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at Southwood Nursing & Retirement Center.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12:30pm at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken White officiating.  Burial will follow the service in the Clinton Cemetery.

Born on March 27, 1922, Mrs. Doris was the daughter of the late James Edward and Cynthia Louise Parker Holland and the widow of Mr. Paul Crumpler Holland, Sr.  She was a lifelong member of Clinton Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a pillar of the church for many years. As the daughter of Holiness preachers, she was an evangelist and preacher herself.  Her life was totally dedicated to God and her family.  She also loved to cook and sew.  Her love for God, along with her service and sacrifices have earned her great rewards in Heaven.  “Well done, thy good and faithful servant.”

Doris is survived by her daughter, Deborah Holland of Cary; sons, Paul Holland, Jr. (Mickie) of Benson and James Braxton “Jimmy” Holland (Melody) of Clinton; Sister, Shirley M. Hall of Pinehurst; sister-in-law, Carolyn M. Kennedy of Clinton; ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her eldest daughter, Patsy Holland Norris; two of her sisters: Berneice M. Millard and Wilodyne M. Lane; her brother, Robert E. “Bobby” Malpass and daughter-in-law, Suzanne S. Holland.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 11:30am at the funeral home.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Southwood Nursing & Retirement Center and Liberty Hospice for their compassionate care and kindness. 

Condolences may be sent by visiting www.royalhallfuneralhome.com.

Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Holland Family.

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