Alexis Brianna “Alex” Holland, 20, and her boyfriend, Hank Potmesil, 21, died Sunday morning, January 7, 2018 as the result of a single car motor vehicle accident on Hwy 6 south of Nettleton. Alex was born in Amory on January 15, 1997 to Brian J. Holland and Brandie Tom Holland. She lived her whole life in Nettleton. Alex was a vivacious young lady who loved life, loved her family and was a mother hen to her siblings, Blaze and Allison. She loved big get-togethers with family and friends and cherished and was devoted to her boyfriend, Hank. Alex was the glue that held her family together. Her quick wit and contagious laughter are legendary and she was beautiful inside and out. She loved animals especially her dog, Leo. Alex was outspoken, independent and did not mind speaking her opinion. She enjoyed reading her Bible and professed a deep love of God. She will be missed by all who were beneficiaries of her generous spirit, her devoted smile and the magnetism of her wonderful personality.
A joint service celebrating both she and Hank’s life will be held at 11 AM today (Tue. 1/9/17) at the Crosspoint Fellowship, 265A Metts Road, Nettleton with Bro. Tommy Ray Dabbs and Bro. Stan Blaylock officiating. A joint private burial will follow in Jones Chapel Cemetery. Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo and Otts Funeral Home-Sulligent, Ala. are assisting the families. Condolences may be e mailed to email@example.com or www.ottsfuneralhome.net
Alex is survived by her mom, Brandi Holland and her dad, Brian Holland both of Nettleton; her sister, Allison and her brother, Blaze both of Nettleton; her grandparents, Marilyn Wolfe of Marietta, OK., Billy Joe and Judy Holland of Plantersville and Kay Holland and John Hall of Nettleton; her great grandparents, Sadie Holland of Plantersville and Lois Rackley of Marietta, OK. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Gwyn Holland and Kenneth Tom.
Pallbearers will be Blaze Holland, Tyler Finley, Riley Tartt, Mikey Smith, Kyle Ruff, Cade Holley and Shane Childers.
Visitation will be from 9 AM-service time today at the Church.
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Please accept my sincere condolences for your great loss. I have found much comfort in the account about the young girl and Jesus at Mark 5:41, 42 and the account of Lazarus at John 11:32-44 during my own time of grief. I look forward to seeing my loved ones again in the resurrection. May you find comfort in the inspired scriptures and in your fond memories of your loved one. (Acts 24:15)
Submitted by Ray on Jan 22 2018 08:33:44 PM
I am deeply sorry for your loss. I pray for the family and that God will bless Brandi and Brian with understanding, comfort, and peace at this unimaginable time.
Submitted by Heather Weaver Thrasher on Jan 10 2018 01:14:41 AM
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Our sincerest condolences to the Holland family.
Submitted by Larry and Julia Ezell on Jan 9 2018 01:05:54 PM
Ms Sadie, Billy Joe, Steve and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers in the loss of this precious child. Your family is so precious to me and my family. My heart knows this pain too well. Praying for you in the days to come.
Submitted by Callie R. Carter on Jan 9 2018 11:16:08 AM
Your smile brightened my heart from the time you were a small child. I loved you, you will be missed girley girl..,
Submitted by Vicky L. Mann on Jan 9 2018 09:11:47 AM
So very sorry for your loss . Alexis was a very beautiful girl . Hank was handsome as well. Think it's beautiful that they will rest side by side and together in heaven. May God bless you all !!
Submitted by Sue lesley on Jan 9 2018 06:51:22 AM
May God bless you all and give you the complete comfort that you may need in the coming days.
Submitted by Drake west on Jan 9 2018 01:08:38 AM
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