Mary Emma's Story
Mary Emma Sargent Hollis, 88, of Cullman, passed away June 13, 2017, at her residence. She was born Oct. 20, 1928, to Thomas O. and Willie Esther Smith Sargent.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother devoted to her Lord Jesus Christ and her family. Her love for children led her to teach the little ones in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. She had a smile that would always warm your heart. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at New Prospect Baptist Church, Rev. Howard Wolfe officiating, with interment in the church cemetery. Viewing will be one hour prior to services.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William L. Hollis; three sisters; and three brothers.
Survivors include her children, Elaine (Jerry) Johnson, Janice (Doug) Lowery, Thomas (Denise) Hollis, Charles (Lisa) Hollis, Wayne (Beverly) Hollis, James (Kim) Hollis; sister, Charlene Sargent Cleveland; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Moss Service Funeral Home.
Published on June 14, 2017