Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Lewis Hollis, Jr. Saturday, June 14, 2014 1:00 p.m.Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church Highway 129 South Ocilla, Georgia 31774. Officiating Ministers: Pastor Marvin Smith, Sr., Officiating Pastor Travon Simmons, Eulogist
Mr. Lewis Hollis, Jr., known as Junior, the son of the late Lewis Hollis, Sr. and the lateRose Anna Middlebrooks Hollis was born on May 18, 1949 in Ocilla, Irwin County, Georgia.
He departed this life on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Heritage Health Care Center in Ocilla, Georgia.
In addition to his parents Junior was preceded in death by two brothers: Mr. John Willie Anderson, Sr. and Mr. Charles Hollis, Sr.; and one sister, Miss Annease Hollis. He attended the Ocilla High and Industrial School. He was employed by the Irwin Growers Association. Junior had a passion for growing his garden and loved working in his yard. He was loved by all who knew him.
He leaves to cherish his memory: one brother, Mr. Roosevelt (Barbara) Hollis of Ocilla, Georgia; four sisters: Mrs. Sherline (Theotis) Stewart of Hillside, New Jersey, Ms. Fannie L. Hollis of Ocilla, Georgia, Mrs. Linda J. Taylor and Ms. Brenda J. Hollis of Allentown, Pennsylvania; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Bernidine Anderson of Jersey City, New Jersey; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.