Jean Paul Holland

March 28, 1940 ~ March 24, 2018 (age 77)

Jean Paul Holland, age 77, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 24, 2018. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Crestview. Jean retired with the Okaloosa County school system, where she worked as a library assistant and secretary.  Jean enjoyed cooking, reading, loved her plants, but most of all loved time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Holland; parents, Jack and Arvie Davis; also, her brothers and a sister in law, Tommy Davis, Johnny Ray Davis and Teresa.

Jean is survived by children, Lana Paul Bridge, Alan Paul and wife Dawn, Jimmy Holland and wife Jennifer, and Lee and wife Michelle Holland; brother, Lester Davis and wife Janice; sister, Debbie Carr and husband Greg; grandchildren, Courtney Johnson and husband Kevin, Taylor Paul and wife Mallory, Ella Holland, Abby Holland, Gracie Holland, Zoie Holland, Sarah Holland and Devin Holland; great-grandchildren, Addelyn and Koby Johnson.

A time of visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.  The celebration of Jean’s life will be on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu, of flowers family asks that donations be made to the building fund at First Baptist Church Crestview.

Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at

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