The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Hall Chapel C.M.E. Church, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Mary Hollis was born March 20, 1941, in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia to the late Peter King Wright and Addie Lee Wright. She was preceded in death by one brother, Tommie King. She was educated in the public school system of Marion County. At an early age she confessed Christ as her personal Savior and joined the band of Christian believers at Hall Chapel C.M.E. Church in Buena Vista, Georgia. Mary was joined in holy matrimony to the late Willie Louis Hollis. Mary was a very caring person and it showed through her love of children. For over 12 years she worked as a self-employed babysitter.
She leaves to cherish her memories: one sister, Evelyn James, Florence, South Carolina; stepsons, Maurice Meridith and Michael Meridith, both of Melbourne, Florida; a niece, Sherri James, Plainsboro, New Jersey; goddaughter, Shenerika; and a host of devoted relatives and friends including Rev. & Mrs. Campbell and Family, Buena Vista, Georgia, Eugene and Rosa Mae Jackson and family, the Scott Family and Ann, Ronnie, Danny Williams all of Chicago, Mr. Leonard Minter and family of Buena Vista, Georgia, Valentia Bridges & Family, Bobby McKinney, Buena, Vista, Georgia; a childhood friend, Ms. Annie R. Walton; special thanks to the Magnolia Manor, Buena Vista, Georgia; and a host of other friends to numerous to name.
The family may be contacted at the residence of Rev. & Mrs. Campbell, 2878 GA Hwy 26 East, Buena Vista, Georgia.