Susan T. Holland



Susan Jane Tilghman Holland, age 66, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at Wayne UNC Healthcare Thursday morning surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Wayne County, NC to the late C.L and Mildred Raynor Tilghman and was married to the late Terry Wayne Holland. She was a member of Love Memorial Baptist Church and was a Teacher’s Assistant for many years at Brogden Primary School.

A Funeral Service will be held Sunday at 2:00pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Tolar officiating. The family will be receiving friends immediately following the service. A Graveside Service will be held Monday at 1:00pm at Wayne Memorial Park. The family requests that everyone attending the service to wear emerald green and/or shamrocks in Susan’s memory.

Susan is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Jessica and Nathan Smith of Abilene, TX and Caroline Reynolds of Goldsboro, NC; her sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Mike Hancock of Lugoff, SC; her grandchildren, Alex and Isaac Smith and Kylie, Cayla, Chloe, Christian, Jr. and Cameron Lovic; her 4-legged canine companion, Bonnie-Blue; her special friends, Bud and Virginia Griffin; and her many students that she taught over the years at Brogden Primary.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Love Memorial Baptist Church Youth Group, 192 Woodland Church Rd., Goldsboro NC 27530.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the Holland family and online condolences may be sent through