Jessie 'Jack' Hollis

  • Born: November 1, 1930
  • Died: June 26, 2012
  • Location: Haynes, Arkansas

Stevens Funeral Home

220 North Washington Street
Forrest City, AR 72335
Tel. (870) 633-5400

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. Jessie 'Jack' Hollis, age 81, of Haynes, died Tuesday at his daughter's home in Olive Branch, Mississippi. He had been in poor health for the past two years.

Mr. Hollis was born November 1, 1930, in Haynes, and was the son of William Ervin Hollis and Mary Elizabeth Johnson Hollis. He lived in Haynes most of his life, was retired from Douglas & Lomason of Marianna, and was a member of the Haynes Baptist Church.

Mr. Hollis married Thelma Lucille Martin in 1950, and she preceded him in death in 1998. He is survived by one daughter; Brenda Hollis Riden of Olive Branch, Mississippi, three sons; Edward Laderl Hollis of Summerville, South Carolina, Karry Eugene Hollis of Wichita, Kansas, and John Robert Hollis of Virginia Beach, Virginia, three sisters; Ola Estelle Hill of Palestine, Edith Schmeisser of Oklahoma, and Irene Schmeisser of California, one brother, Mervin Hollis of Memphis, Tennessee, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Hollis will be held at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, 10:00 A.M., Thursday, with burial in Bell Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, 6:00 till 8:00 P.M., at Stevens Funeral Home with Stevens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. You may log on to for the on line registry.