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Wilson T. Holland

December 15, 1911 July 8, 2009
Wilson T. Holland
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Obituary for Wilson T. Holland

Wilson Theodore Holland, 97, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on July 8, 2009 at his residence. He was born on December 11, 1911 in Plum Point, MD to the late James P. Holland and Lillian Ward Green Holland. God's grace and mercy allowed Wilson to witness 97 years and 7 months of love, faith, strength, wisdom, labor, joy, and sorrow.
Wilson received his education in the Calvert County Public Schools. He had to leave school early to help with the work on the farm. He married Agnes Tryfeano Brooks and from this union one son, Wilson Leon Holland was born. They were foster parents to several other sons: Charles Hodge, Sherman, William, Billie and Arthur Lee Stepney, Carlton and Jo Jo Tyler and David. He and his wife received a citation from the State of Maryland Governor, Marvin Mandel for being great foster parents.
Wilson was a farmer and cement finisher. In the 1940's he joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church and later became members of The Prince Frederick Seventh-day Adventist Church on Broomes Island Road.
One of his favorite pastimes was to drive to the shopping center, buy ice cream, sit in the car and watch people as they enjoyed eating ice cream. He was impressed with all of the changes that transpired in Calvert County.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Tryfeano; his son, Leon; five brothers and three sisters. He is survived by one sister, Florence Wills, two brothers, Monroe Holland (Rosalee) and Otis Holland (Beatrice); four sisters-in-law, Hattie B. Jackson, Lettie Brooks, Ruth Holland and Volley Brooks; one brother-in-law, Roland Plater, Sr. a goddaughter and niece , Dr. Marsha Plater; a friend and caregiver Georgianna Cossette; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.


Cemetery:

Holland Cemetery, Stinnett Road, Huntingtown, MD 20639

Visitation:

5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Sewell Funeral Home 1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 (map/driving directions)
10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Prince Frederick Seventh Day Adventist Church 3075 Broomes Island Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on Thursday, July 16, 2009 (map/driving directions)

Service:

11:00 A.M. at Prince Frederick Seventh Day Adventist Church 3075 Broomes Island Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on Thursday, July 16, 2009 (map/driving directions)

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