The Ottumwa Courier

January 8, 2013

Ellen Holland, 80, Milton


MILTON — Ellen Jocelyn Holland, 80, of Orange Park, Fla., formerly of Milton, died Dec. 7, 2012, at a local hospital in Orange Park, Fla.

She was born Aug. 22, 1932, in Milton to Craig “Jiggs” and Ruth Moore Wilson. She married John Holland, her high school sweetheart and loving husband of 61 years. They were both graduates of Milton High School class of 1950.

She is survived by her husband, John of Orange Park, Fla.; four children, Jack (Sue) of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Matt (Trisha) of Orange Park, Fla., Carol (Cal) Manke of Macon, Ga., and Amy (Jeff) Logan of Point Vedra Beach, Fla.; her brother, Jim (Nola) Wilson of Milton; six grandchildren; four great-granddaughters; and many good friends.

Memorial services were held Dec. 14, 2012, in the chapel at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home in Orange Park, Fla.; with Rev. Tim McDaniel officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the American Lung Association.

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