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.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Brenda; so sorry to read about your dad's passing. I think of you and Jimmy often. My prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Eulla Webb - Marianna - friend   July 09, 2012

Uncle Jack:
I know you are gleeming with joy. We all love you and are for sure going to miss you. Tell all hello for us, especially momma. I know she is glad you are there. I can almost hear Grandma Hollis shouting! Love you very much. So glad the hurt is over for you now. We will be okay, just smile down on us once in a while to straighten us out.

Posted by Tammy Hamm - Colt, AR - Neice   June 28, 2012

Brenda and Hollis family,

You in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by David Fox - Southaven, MS - Worked with Brenda at SBEC.   June 27, 2012


You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I will always remember the fun times we had with Uncle Jack...there are so many memories!!! Love you guys!!!!!

Posted by Tina Davis - niece   June 27, 2012