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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Two wonderful and sweet kids. Very mannerly and nice to talk to. God be with the Family and Keep them strong. I'll miss those fine young people. Don Birchfield
Submitted by Don Birchfield on Jan 8 2018 08:24:32 PM
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I am so sorry for y’alls loss I am praying for y’all and the friends she will be missed
Submitted by April Barnett on Jan 8 2018 05:32:55 PM
So terribly sorry for your loss. Praying for God to give you strength and comfort through this. Brian, please know that you and your family will always hold a special place in my heart. Love and prayers for you all.
Submitted by Dana Morris Brewer(Holland) on Jan 8 2018 04:07:51 PM
Brian and Brandi, I know there are no words for comfort. I pray the Lord will wrap his arms around you both and bless you with peace. Lean on Him. He will carry you through this.
Submitted by Karla Lindsey on Jan 8 2018 04:03:40 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Submitted by Shannon Evans on Jan 8 2018 03:33:31 PM
I am so very sorry about Alexis. Kay is a dear close friend and being a grandmother my heart breaks for her and all of you. May God give you strength and comfort in your time of sorrow.
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