Posted: Fri 2:28 PM, May 10, 2013
Funeral Home: Jones-Washington Mortuary
April 23, 1937 - May 7, 2013
James 'Grey Hound" Hollis, Sr., 76, of Bryan passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Jones-Washington Mortuary.
Services are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in Ruby's Chapel at Jones-Washington Mortuary. The Rev. James Turner, Pastor of Agape Christian Center will officiate. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.
James A Hollis, Sr. was born on April 23, 1937 in Brazos County to Theodore Roosevelt and Maggie (Mitchell) Hollis. He graduated from Fairview High School. He enjoyed music, driving trucks and playing the lottery and bingo.
His parents and grandparents preceded him in death.
Survivors include his sons, James, Jr. and Joann Hollis, Frederick Payton; daughters, Carolyn Hollis, Rosemary Hollis, Denise Payton; sisters, Ida May and A.D. Holland, Rosienell and Charles Cashaw; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.