E.J. Hollis, 87, passed away on November 26, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. He was the retired owner of Hollis Brothers and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Starkville. He was also an Army veteran.
Mr. Hollis was preceded in death by his parents, Deewitt Augustus Hollis and Mae Henderson Hollis; and grandson, Bubba Hollis.
He is survived by his wife, Edith Faye Hollis; daughters, Donna Hollis Johnston and husband Roger and Fonda Hollis Jenkins and husband Jeff; son, Rodney Judson Hollis, all of Starkville, MS; sisters, Bertie Simpson of Ackerman, MS and Lonnie Cox of Brandon, MS; brothers, John Hollis and Ray Hollis, both of Starkville, MS; five grandchildren, Kandi Walker, Amanda Hollis, Krystan Hamilton, Haley Jenkins, and Cade Jenkins; and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Hollis is scheduled for Saturday, November 30, 2013 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Starkville, MS, with the funeral service immediately following. Rev. Dickie Bryan and Roger Johnston will conduct the service. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.