Ruth "Waneta" Holland

Friday, February 11, 2005

BEDFORD ---- Ruth "Waneta" Holland, 85, of Springville, passed away at 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10. 2005, at Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born May 3, 1919, she was the daughter of Roy and Nellie (Cummings) Hunter. On Sept. 26, 1936 she married Edmond Holland, who passed away in 1985.

She was raised in the Zelma area where she lived most of her life. She was a homemaker and a help-mate. She and her husband lived at the Hauck House for several years where Mr. Holland was a maintenance man. They later retired to their home on Barrett Lane where they lived for several years.

Survivors include: two daughters, Ruth Barrett and her husband Byron of Bedford, and Judy Johnson of Springville; one sister Evelyn Dodds and her husband Raymond Jr. of Arcadia, Fla.; grandchildren, Ed and Becky Barrett, Dee and Barry Ray and Shan Barrett, all of Bedford, Lonnie Johnson of Springville, Monte Johnson of Bedford, and Shellie and Steve Doub of Hamilton, Ohio; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Edmond Holland, two brothers, Ray and Everett Hunter, and one sister Eva Hunter.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford, with Josh Brumfield and George Sites officiating. Burial will follow in Mundell Church Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. today at the mortuary.