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OBIT – Alice Pauline Holland

20170112 Holland AliceAlice Pauline Holland, 82, of Mission, Texas, and former resident of Goldsby, Oklahoma, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, January 6, 2017 in Goldsby, Okla., surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born August 5, 1934 in Sentinel, Oklahoma to James Thomas Tatum and Pauline (Cluck) Tatum.

Alice was a homemaker and enjoyed making crafts and painting, playing bridge, dancing and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a church member of Hidden Valley Ranch Chapel in Mission, Texas and Iron Chapel in Dibble, Okla. She loved her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Pauline Tatum; first husband, Glen Sanford; brother, James Tatum, Jr.; three sister, Nelda Bowie, Mary Robinson and Patrica Tatum; son, Terry Glen Sanford, Sr.; and grandsons, Bill Glen Sanford and Rodney Sanford.

She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Nathan Holland of Mission, Texas; three sons, Travis Ray Sanford, Sr. and wife Rhonda of Conroe, Texas, Raymond Holland and wife, Lisa, of Wilson, N.C. and Robert Holland and wife, Tina, of Rocky Mount, N.C.; two daughters, Paula Oyerbides and husband, Gilbert, of Monahans, Texas, Kathy Kuhn and husband, Roger, of Goldsby, Okla.; daughter-in-law, Angie Sanford of Shiprock, N.M.; sister, Bobbie Dudeck and husband, Robert, of Mission, Texas; 21 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Private family services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017, in Valliant, Okla. Local arrangements are by Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell, Okla. Send online condolences at

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