Cecyle Watts Holland
August 16, 1921 – October 20, 2020

Cecyle Watts Holland passed into the arms of her savior, Jesus Christ, on October 20,
2020 at the age of 99.Cecyle was an active resident of John Knox Village for over 20 years, serving as
auxiliary treasurer and sharing her gift of music by playing the piano throughout the
community up until shortly before the time of her passing. “As each one has received a
gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of the many-sided grace of God.” I
Peter 4:10 (TLV)

Cecyle is survived by her daughter, Nancy Brown, granddaughter Ashley (Steven)
Lande and four great-grandchildren, Dante, Angelo, Izzy and Arrow. She was preceded
in death by her first husband, Loye Watts; second husband, Ernest Holland; daughter,
Terre Wilson; granddaughter, Lia Brown; and grandson, Mark Wilson.
The family is especially grateful for the extraordinary loving attention provided by the
JKV Care Center and Village Hospice staff. Their willingness to consistently go above
and beyond their job descriptions to bless the residents they serve is an inspiring

There will be a graveside service at the Grain Valley Cemetery on Saturday, October
31, at 2:00 pm. Contributions in Cecyle’s memory may be made to the John Knox
Village Foundation, 400 N.W. Murray Rd., Lee’s Summit, MO 64081-1498 or
jkv.org/foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.cathyb6.sg-host.com

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