Jo Ann Holland

June 22, 1942 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 77)

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Jo Ann Holland age 77 of Crestview passed away on Monday May 18, 2020 at her daughter’s home. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 22, 1942 to Leroy and Maxine Coker.  Jo Ann worked for Centel as a phone operator and retired from Sprint after 25 years of service.  She was a faithful member of Central Baptist Church where she volunteered for many things and helped run the soup kitchen.  Her volunteering also went beyond the church, loved being at Northwood School as a volunteer with the children.  Jo Ann had a love for painting, but most of all she loved her family and especially the grandchildren.  Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters and her husband Luie Holland.

Survivors include her children: Tim Holland and wife Shelia, Pam Smith and husband Paul, and Tony Holland and wife Dana; brother Leslie Coker and wife Mary; sister June Collier and husband Bob.  The apples of her eye her grandchildren: Cassie, Morgan, Jordan, Josh, Skylar, Zachary, Gabriel, and her great grandchildren: Brentlee, Darby, McKinley, and Emerson.

 A private family service will take place at a later date.


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