Mrs. Irene G. Holland of Oxford, died December 30, 2008, at the age of 86. Mrs. Holland was a resident of Merryvale for 5 years and enjoyed playing Bingo there. She enjoyed yard work and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Holland was a former employee of Mathis Dairy. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilburn Holland; son, Ronnie Holland; parents, Burt and Rachel Walker Grier. Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Mary Holland of Fayetteville; twin grandchildren, Katie and Amanda Holland; nieces and nephews, Hazel Cawthon, Doris Hothem, Joyce Mason, C.L. (Buddy) Allen, Franklin Dyche. Funeral Services for Mrs. Holland were held Wednesday, December 31, 2008, 2:00 PM, at the chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Rd., with Rev. Perry Kirk officiating and interment followed in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family received friends at the funeral home, Wednesday, from 12:00-2:00 PM.