C. Gilbert HollandPublished 10:27pm Friday, February 1, 2013
C. Gilbert Holland, 80, passed away on Jan. 31, 2013. He was born in Nansemond County, the son of the late Amanda Harrell Holland and David Hurley Holland Sr. He was predeceased by three sisters and four brothers. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Somerton Friends Meeting.
Gilbert is survived by his sisters and brother-in-law, Pat H. and Edgar E. Blanchard, and Mary H. Lester; brother and sister-in-law, James Philip Holland Sr. and Nancy B. Holland; special nephews and niece, David and James Holland, and Pam Blythe; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Somerton Friends Meeting Cemetery with the Rev. Norman March officiating. Friends may join the family other times at each family’s residence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Somerton Friends Meeting or the Holland Volunteer Fire Department. Parr Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.