Helen G. Holland, 83, of Murphy passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 in the Murphy hospital.
She was a native of Cherokee County. Helen lived in many places such as Atlanta, New York, Dallas, and Los Angeles due to her career in retail working with Sak’s 5th Avenue and Neiman Marcus. She returned to Murphy following her retirement around 2002 and then worked at Brasstown Valley Resort.
Helen was a member of the Murphy First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed oil painting and was a talented artist. Helen was very proud of her great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was the daughter of the late William G. and Jessie Jane Sneed Holland. Helen was the last surviving child of 11 children.
Helen is survived by many loving nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in the Murphy First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Wil Posey and Aud Brown officiating. The inurnment will be in Sunset Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at the Murphy First United Methodist Church prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Helen G. Holland to the Murphy First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 86, Murphy, NC 28906.
Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.
An online guest register is available at www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com.