Kenneth Holland, 79, of North Wilkesboro, husband of Judy Brewer Holland, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Bethel Branch Church of Christ, with Brother Steve Johnson and Brother Lawrence Warden officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends before the service at the church from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

Mr. Holland was born Oct. 19, 1939, in West Jefferson to Royal Lester and Celia Love Holland. He retired from Lowe’s Foods.

Mr. Holland was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Holland; a grandson, Isaac Bryan; and his daughter, Mikki Bryan.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Brewer Holland of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Church and husband, K.C., and Melanie Walker and husband, Garry, all of North Wilkesboro; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Shirley Holland of Wilkesboro, Karen Phillips of North Wilkesboro and Rosemary McIntyre and Lilly Keller, both of Pennsylvania.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials made to Bethel Branch Church of Christ, c/o Gary Riddle, 276 Riddle Farm Road, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

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