OBIT: 7 Feb 1928 Times-Journal, Savanna IL
Funeral Service For Mrs. Holland At Family Home
Rites Were held at 2 O'clock This Afternoon With Rev. A.J. Bishop in Charge Funeral services for Mrs. Bernard G. holland were held this afternoon at the family home, 618 Main street, at 2 o'clock, and attended by many relatives and friends. Rev. A.J. Bishop, pastor of the M.E. church, was in charge of the services.
Mrs. Garfield Watson, Mrs. A.E. Ferguson, T.P. Madsen, and R.G. Fuller sang "Abide With Me", "Jesus Savior Pilot Me," "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," and "Going Down the Valley." The casket bearers were John Lea, Dave Raymond, I.S. Williams, George Peschang, Charles Crouse, and P.M. Ferguson. Burial was made in the family lot in Savanna cemetery.
Hannah G. Smith, daughter of James and Katherine (France) Smith, was born March 16 (looks like 10), 1853, at Greensburg, Pa., and died at Savanna, Ill., Feb 4, at the age of 73 years, 10 months, and 18 days. When a girl her parents came west and settled in Columbus, Ia. She was married in Savanna to Bernard G. Holland, and for more than 40 years has lived here. Mrs. Holland was a woman devoted to her home and lived a Christian life.
She is survived by her husband, nephew, John Whitman, who has made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Holland for the past years; four sisters, Mrs. Amanda McCulley of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Sarah Covaer (Carver) of Marshalltown, Ia.; Mrs. M.L. Van Anken of Davenport, Ia.; Mrs. L.G. Richey of Des Moines, Ia.; two brothers, Harry Smith of Manson, Ia.; and John S. Smith of Spencer, S.D. and other relatives and a host of friends. A brother, James, died Jan 2, at Manson, Ia.