Ernest Holland

Ernest Wesley Holland

Friday, November 7th, 1930 - Saturday, May 25th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Ernest Holland, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Ernest Holland

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Ernest's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Ernest's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Memorial services for Ernest Wesley Holland, 88, of Athens, are scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home.
Mr. Holland passed away May 25, 2019 in Athens. He was born November 7, 1930 in Henryetta, Oklahoma to the late Zeddock Holland and Nancy (Herriman) Holland. He served in the United States Army. Ernest held a Master’s degree and spent his career as a professor and foreign student advisor at Henderson County Junior College. He was very studious, spent much time reading, writing poetry and spoke three languages, English, Spanish and German. He was a member of the Pisgah Baptist Church and the Sons of the American Revolution. Ernest enjoyed gardening, building and traveling.
He is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and one sister.
Survivors include wife, Nettie Holland of Athens; children, Teresa Jane Wall and husband Louis of Athens, Nancy Elaine Moore and husband Robert of El Paso, Jason Holland and wife Angela of Mabank, Dennis Holland and wife Vitaloria of Waco and Candace Trent and husband Guy of Mineola; sisters, Delphia Reimer and husband Harold of Bakersfield, California and Darlene Brandon of Tyler; and nine grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be Grandsons and Sons-in-law.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ernest Wesley Holland, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Ernest

Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 1:00pm
    Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel
    842 SE Loop 7
    Athens, Texas 75752
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Ernest here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Ernest Wesley Holland by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 12:33am
With prayers for your family,
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Ernest Holland. Send Flowers


Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: