Obituary – Kellow Spencer Holland (1917 – 2019)


Kellow Spencer
Holland of Waldron,
Arkansas passed from this life, Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Waldron Arkansas
surrounded by his loving family. Kellow was born July 1, 1917 in Waldron, Arkansas
to George Ollie Holland and Savilla Jane (May) Holland. He was 101 years old. Kellow was
a member of Pilot Prairie Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Waldron and
served as a deacon.

Kellow wore many hats throughout
the years. He started as a young man serving as deputy Sheriff to his father
who was the Sheriff for Scott County. He loved riding shotgun with his dad
while he would deliver the payroll checks to Forrester. He worked on the road
crew, was the Scott County Assessor for many years and also served as the
Office of Emergency Management officer. But with all the experience Kellow had
in public service, nothing compared to his service for his family. Kellow was
a loving family man and he treasured time with his loved ones. His legacy is
being handed down for generations to come.

Kellow leaves behind to cherish
his memory, sons: Lyndy Holland
and wife Charlotte and Randy Holland all of Waldron,
Arkansas and one sister Wynell Ray of Bahalia, Mississippi. Grandpa will forever remain in the
hearts of his 8 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 6 great great
grandchildren. Kellow will
be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted over the
years including a host of extended family, friends, neighbors and loved ones
dear to his heart.

Kellow was preceded in death by
his wife, Juanita Holland, his parents, George and Savilla Holland,
one daughter, Savilla Ann
Hansard, one brother, Bird Holland and two sisters: Opal McManus and Dona Mae

Kellow’s life celebration will be 10:00
a.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron,
Arkansas with Rev. Diane Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Pilot
Prairie Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Kellow’s pallbearers will be
grandson and great grandsons.

Kellow’s visitation will be Monday, January 14, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas. You may leave words of remembrance for Kellow’s family by visiting:

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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