Ann P. Hollis

Ann P. Hollis, 81, affectionately known as “Meme” and long-time resident of Blythewood, SC, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 23, 2019, surrounded by her family and loyal companion, “Scout”. Ann was born to the late James Wyatt and Thelma Still Priester on December 9, 1937. She spent her childhood in Ehrhardt and Olar, SC.

After rearing her children at home, she was a dedicated employee of Winn Dixie Stores, where she retired after 30 years. She enjoyed working in her yard and spending time with family.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 56 years, Robert W. Hollis, III; a brother, James Wyatt Priester, II; and a grandson, Steve C. Bannister, II.

Surviving are five children; Robin Thompson (Frankie) of Gilbert, SC, Cathy Bannister (Steve), Robert W. Hollis, IV (Bobby), Connie Robertson (Henry) all of Blythewood, SC and James Michael “Jim” Hollis of Lexington, SC; six grandchildren, Karl Thompson (Angela), Nikki Robertson Ward (Daniel), Lee Robertson (Sarah), Ethan Hollis (Ashling); Chris Hollis (Lauren), Daniel Hollis (Ashleigh); 5 great-grandchildren, Damian and Haley Thompson, Katie and Mason Ward, Chase Thompson; sisters, Betty Faye Priester, Maxine Priester McMillan; nieces, Donna Nash, Bonnie K. McMillian and a host of nieces and nephews.

A service will be held 1 o’clock, Saturday, May 25th, at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext., Columbia with the Rev. Curtis Robertson, Jr. officiating. The burial will be in Memorial Gardens of Columbia. Following the burial, the family will receive friends at the family home, 9817 Wilson Blvd, Blythewood, SC.

Memorials may be made to Ehrhardt Baptist Church, 427 Allen Street, Ehrhardt, SC 29081.

The family wants to thank Compassionate Care Hospice for their exceptional care

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