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Carl Wayne Holland, 82, of Mendenhall, Mississippi, passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 at his home in Mendenhall, Mississippi. He was born Tuesday, July 4, 1939.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall. Bro. Charles Savell will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall is in charge of arrangements. (601) 847-4401

 Mr. Wayne Holland was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a hardworking man who loved living life and spending time with all his family. He was a jack of all trades; there was nothing he could not build or fix. He was an avid lover of racing especially go kart racing and he never missed the opportunity to watch his grandsons turn left.

He was preceded in death by parents, Carl and Emma Holland; three sisters and one brother.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Holland; daughters, Melissa Bryant (Trey) and Lou Ann Gill (Ryan); grandchildren, Laya Bryant (Josh), Devin Emfinger (Jessica), Michael Gill, Dillon Gill; great- grandchildren, Gage Kennedy, Mayleigh Emfinger, Aubree Bryant, Ryleigh Emfinger; sisters, Ivy Pearl Jones (David), Kathy Ann Buitt  (Sylvester), Brenda Kay Wright (Bobby); brother, John Franklin Holland; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.

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Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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