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Melvin Eugene Holland

Obituary Bro. Melvin Eugene Holland, 81, of Tompkinsville, KY., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY. He was born on June 6, 1937 the son of the late Jim Holland and Versie Shaw Holland. He was saved in 1953 and was ordained to the ministry on December 29, 1963. He pastored eighteen different Missionary Baptist Churches between Kentucky and Tennessee.He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Merlean Cornwell Holland; son, Carey Holland(Beth) of Tompkinsville; one sister, Patsy Murray of Red Boiling Springs, TN.; a sister-in-law, Anna Poland of Tompkinsville, KY.; granddaughter, Taryn Winter of Tompkinsville, Ky.; step-grandson, Kurtis Winter and daughter Autumn both of Tompkinsville, KY., and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; Carlos, Guy and James Holland; three sisters; Naomi Holland, Iva Crague and Lena Cherry.Funeral services will be 12:00 PM on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Strode Funeral Home with burial to follow at Beautiful Home Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and will continue on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 7:30 AM until time of service. Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to the Beautiful Home Cemetery in memory of Melvin Holland and can be made at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Melvin Eugene Holland please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Beautiful Home Cemetery KY, Visitation MAY 28. 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation MAY 29. 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service MAY 29. 12:00 PM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Melvin Eugene Holland, please visit our floral store.

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Merlene, I was so sorry to learn of Melvin's death. He has been so faithful to our Lord for all these many years. God bless you and please know that our prayers will be with you in the days ahead.

Wtyman and Glenda Copass May 29 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Carey & Family!! Prayers sent for Strength, Healing and Comfort in your time of sorrow !! Prayers from a classmate of Carey's, Cathy Green

Cathy Morninghawk Dishon May 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Holland

Tammy Malone May 28 2019 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry. Melvin was a fine man and will be missed. Perry and Kim

perry hume May 28 2019 12:00 AM