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Avis L Smith Holland
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1913
Washita County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 2005
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

June 2, 1913 — Nov. 7, 2005

Avis, 92, of Albany died Monday in Portland.

She was born in Rocky, Okla., the daughter of Lewis E. and Flora Jane (Parson) Smith. She attended school in Cordell, Okla.

Avis married Don M. Holland in Cordell, where they lived until moving to Albany in January 1943, when Don went to Camp Adair for basic training. He preceded her in death on March 18, 1990.

Avis worked for the Bank of Albany, which merged with U.S. National Bank, retiring in the mid-1970s.

She was a member of the Hill Street Church of Christ. She was active in the church and her husband was an elder for many years. She was an accomplished seamstress.

Avis is survived by daughters Mary E. Slovak of Medford and Flora Rudolph of Portland; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Tommy Holland, two grandchildren, brother Lloyd Smith, and sisters Willie Lackey and Hazel Williams.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hill Street Church of Christ. Private interment will be at Willamette Memorial park. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Providence Hospice or Hill Street Church of Christ in care of Fisher Funeral Home (

Albany Democrat Herald November 11, 2005 
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  Lewis E. Smith (1880 - 1968)
  Flora J. Parson Smith (1886 - 1962)
  Don M Holland (1915 - 1990)
Willamette Memorial Park
Linn County
Oregon, USA
Created by: In memory of Scott
Record added: Nov 11, 2005
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Avis L <i>Smith</i> Holland
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 Added: Mar. 21, 2017

- Suzanne Hye
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- In memory of Scott
 Added: Nov. 11, 2005

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