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Albert (Bert) G. Holland went to be with the Lord and was reunited with his beloved wife of 43 years, Nancy, on January 28, 2016. He was born in Enid, Okla., on October 8, 1937, to John and Elizabeth Holland. Bert was a fun-loving character who took pleasure in making people laugh. He never met a stranger. He was ornery, funny and could fix anything. He loved working with his hands and always had some project underway. Bert had a strong love of family, the outdoors, his horses and his dogs. He leaves a wonderful legacy for his family and will be dearly missed by many. Bert was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy; parents, and brothers, Jack and Richard Holland. Bert is survived by two sisters, Rose Mary McAllister and Lucy Margaret Clark. He is also survived by his four children, Greg Holland and wife Jean Ann, and children Matthew & Kristen; Debbie Hoose and husband Mark, and children Meaghan and Brittany; Cindy Whiteley and husband Ron, and children Chad, Taylor Yarbrough and her husband Bobby; Doug Holland and wife Vanda, and children Carson and Hayden, and one great grandchild, Cashel Yarbrough. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the local Alzheimer’s Association,(405) 319-0780. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday at Matthews Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Matthews Funeral Home, with interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Oklahoma City.
Published on  January 29, 2016
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