Drewitt Hollis
Drewitt Hollis
  • December 4, 1948 - January 8, 2018
  • Brandon, Mississippi

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Drewitt Hollis, Sr. aged 69 years of Brandon, MS, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at Hospices Ministries in Ridgeland, MS in the presence of his family.
Drewitt was born December 4, 1948 in Carthage, MS to Claude and Jessie Hollis. He was a graduate of Edingburgh High School and spent his life working as a heavy equipment mechanic.
Mr. Hollis was preceded in death by first wife, Merle Hollis; daughter, Treva Hollis; his parents; brothers, C.T. Hollis, and J.W. Hollis; and longtime companion, Martha Miller. He is survived by two daughters, Melissa (Rusty) Miller, and Sheila (Justone) Thompson; his son, Drewitt (Cheryl) Hollis; 13 grandchildren, Anna Kaylin Barnes, Alex Garvin, Haley Hollis, Jessica Hollis, Madison Case, Brennan Acosta, Taylor Horn, Taylor Miller, Morgan Thompson, Cameron Thompson, Breanna Prine, and Logan Miller; and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 1:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home where friends visited with family from 11:00am until service time. Reverend Rodney Bounds officiated at the service. Interment was at Randall Family Cemetery.