Renita Kay Holland 1959 ~ 2022

Renita Kay Holland was born December 3rd, 1959 in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Reta Joyce (Lewis) and Bud Gibson. She passed away Thursday, January 27th, 2022 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 62 years, 1 month and 24 days.

Renita grew up in the Sweetwater community where she attended school. After leaving school she began her family and also began her career in nursing. She continued nursing in Wheeler, Texas and also Sayre, Oklahoma. Renita was reunited with her high school sweetheart, Roy Ken Holland, and they were married on November 10th, 1991, at the New Liberty Church west of Sayre, Oklahoma. After their marriage they lived on the farm in Sweetwater and continued nursing. Renita didn’t retire until 2000 when she devoted her time to caring for her grandchildren. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading and cooking.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; 2 brothers, Marty and Timothy Gibson.

Renita is survived by her 3 children, Keith Smith and wife, Gayla, Reydon, OK, Reta Ahrens and husband, Alan, Sweetwater, OK and Kendra Beavin and husband, Jessie, Cheyenne;

10 grandchildren, Jayden, Chance, Tanner, Drake, Victoria, Lance, Aaron, Brantley, Aden and Noah; 3 sister, Jo Earnest, Teresa Cox and Robin Gibson and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Chris Whinery and the staff of Affordable Cremation Service-West. Condolences can be made online at www.classicfunerals. com