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Wenton O. Holland

Wenton O. Holland, 73, of Pikeville died on Thursday January 10, 2013 at his home. He was of the Church of God faith and attended the Mt. Crest Church of God of Prophecy.

He worked for La-Z-Boy for 20-plus years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, and he enjoyed tootling around in his garden.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Holland; parents, Aaron and Oma Holland; brothers, Grady and Milton Holland; sister, Ila VanWinkle; and a niece, Crystal Watson.

He is survived by his daughter, Maronda Shea Swafford; brother, Parker (Alice) Holland; sister, Wilma Johnson; nieces, Harley Angel, Sharon Holliday, Gina Tremble, Misty Angel, Deanna Gifford, Crystal Angel, Janet and Janice Hale; nephews, Gary Cordell, Rocky Ross, Timmy Newport, Keith Ross, Wade Newport, Scottie Ross, Shane Angel, Alex Angel, Mikey Neely, Ben Angel, Jamey Johnson, Jim Holland, and Trey Melton; special friends, Jeremy Mooneyham, Barbara Ann Mooneyham, and Betsy Mooneyham.

A celebration of Wenton’s life was held on January 13 with Bro. Ken Norris and Ricky Mooneyham officiating. Burial was in the Pikeville City Cemetery.

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Arrangements were made by Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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