Born 7-14-1942 -- Died 10-30-2004
Ray Holland, 62, of Batesville, died Oct. 30, 2004, at his home. He was born July 14, 1942, at Ravenden, Ark., to Marvin Samuel and Myrtal Mae James Holland.
He was a maintenance worker for Conagra Frozen Foods in Batesville for 31 years
He was a member of North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Holland of the home; two daughters -- Melanie Williams of Cushman, and Michelle Polston of Cave City; two step-daughters -- Cindy Bunch Holcomb of Batesville, and Jeannie Wrightson of Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, J. C. Holland of Jacksonville, Ark.; two sisters -- Joyce Bailey of Evening Shade;, and Hazel Bearden of Batesville; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service was held Nov. 3 at North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville with Ralph Wallis officiating.
Burail followed in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Batesville with arrangements under the diection of the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.
Pallbearers included John Manning, Floyd Tackett, Darryl Henderson, Larry Branscum, Bobby Goodman and Jerry Smith.
Honorary pallbearers included Henry Williams, Robbie Polston, Dwight Ford, Robert Martin and David Holcomb .