Nell Kirkland Holder, 81, of Phenix City, Alabama moved to Heaven Thursday, August 26, 2021. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 11:00 AM ET at Lakewood Baptist Church in Phenix City, Alabama with Pastor M.R. Hamilton officiating. Interment will be at Kirkland Cemetery in Henry County, Alabama. The family will receive friends Monday, August 30, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM ET at Colonial Funeral Home in Phenix City, Alabama.
Mrs. Holder was born October 19, 1939 to the late, Louie Thomas Kirkland and Ina Merle Harris in Newville, Alabama. She retired from Honeywell after more than 20 years as an accountant. She was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church and member of Women in Construction in the early 1970's. Mrs. Holder loved sewing, traveling, and playing the piano. Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John Holder; one son, Thomas Jeffery Tice.
Surviving are her three children, Charles Samuel Tice, Sr. (Jan), David Wayne Tice, Sr., and Barbara Tice McFerrin (David); eight grandchildren, Charles Samuel Tice, Jr. (Michelle), Chastity Hope Heath (Dustin), David Wayne Tice, Jr., Brian Kevin Tice (Candace), Loren Faith Marsh (Aaron), Matthew Glenn McFerrin (Janet), Mark Geoffrey McFerrin (Shelby), and Molly McFerrin Freeman (Adam); 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Kirkland Burnham; brother, Ronald Kirkland.
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