Theo C. Holland

February 29, 1932 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 89)


Theo Catherine Holland, 89, of New Church, VA passed away on March 27, 2021 at the Harrison House in Snow Hill, MD.

She was born in Miami Beach, FL on February 29, 1932 to the late John "Jack" Carpenter and Jessie Mae (Hughes) Betz.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church on Chincoteague Island, VA and OES # 62.

Theo is survived by her two sons, Jack Jester and his wife Cherie of Atlantic, VA, Cloyd Jester and his wife Sue of Sanford, VA; daughter, Janet Watson-Rocchini and her husband Robert of Stevensville, MD; two granddaughters, Danielle Daisey and her husband Mark of Chincoteague, VA, Heather Hardie and her husband William of Colonial Heights, VA; four grandsons, Lance Jester of Hallwood, VA, Lee Jester of Chincoteague Island, VA, Randy Rhodes and his wife Michelle of Supply, NC, David Rhodes of Supply, NC; seven great grandchildren; Sister, Susie Tuberson of Suffolk, VA; four legged loving rescue friend, Ollie; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John D. Holland and first husband, Carl Lambert "Chub" Jester.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 2:00 pm at the Christ United Methodist Church, Chincoteague Island, VA, with Rev. Jon Woodburn and Pastor John Thorne, officiating.

Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the SPCA PO Box 164 Melfa, VA 23410 or Manna Café 6253 Church Street Chincoteague Island, VA 23336. Services entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. on Chincoteague Island, VA . Condolences may be made online at

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
2:00 PM

Christ United Methodist Church
Church Street
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

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