Rose Edwards Holland
September 29, 1934 – May 13, 2023
ZEBULON- Rose Edwards Holland, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 13, 2023. She was born in Franklin County to the late William Edwards and Lazzie Pearce Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Cecil Holland and son, William Dennis Holland and multiple brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Tutti Herron; sister, Mattie Shaw; grandchildren, Susan Thrower (Walt), Chris Herron (Beth), Marta Niemeier (Kurt) and Cody Holland, and great grandchildren Jacob Herron, Andrew Herron, Isaac Herron, Madilyn Herron, and Anders Niemeier and many nieces and nephews.
Rose worked as an admittance worker for Rex Hospital in Raleigh until retirement. She also served in her community by helping and caring for the elderly. She had a great love and talent for gardening, quilting and caring for the eastern bluebird. She also cherished her time with her family and friends and was a wonderful, loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother and was dear to all those who knew her.
Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 4pm Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will take place following the service at Pearce Baptist Church Cemetery, 4688 Pearces Rd, Zebulon, NC. Arrangements entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, www.stricklandfuneral.com