Thomas Holland Jr.

Thomas Holland Jr.

Thomas Holland Jr., 90, of Tamms, died on Aug. 17, 2020.

Mr. Holland served as police commissioner and as captain of the Dupo Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Tamms.

Survivors include his wife Audrey; son Tom (Liz) of Florida; daughters Debbie of Dupo and Connie of Columbia; stepson Don Miller Jr. of Belleville; stepdaughter Tammy Thurman (Lindell) of Ellisville, Mo.; sisters Anita, Betty and Wanda of St. Louis; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Nola of Walnut Ridge, Ark.; his former wife, Lois, of Dupo; a brother, Louis (surviving wife Barb) of Crestwood, Mo.; and sisters Nola of Granite City and Thelma of St. Louis.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms. The Rev. Davy Miller officiated. Interment followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Thebes.  

Crain Funeral Home in Tamms was in charge of arrangements.

To view the full obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

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