Benny Miller Hollis
ALTHA - Benny Miller Hollis, 61, of Altha, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 in Altha. He was born on May 16, 1955 in Marianna to Jesse Miller and Margie Summerlin Hollis. He was a retired sergeant from the Department of Corrections. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, but mostly he was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He lived in Altha over 50 years, coming from south Florida.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Miller Hollis, and his grandparents, Albert and Ruby Hollis and Martha and Joe Summerlin.
Survivors include his mother, Margie Hollis of Altha; his beloved wife, Freida Hollis of Altha; sons, Benny Dylan Hollis of Altha and Cody Miller Hollis and Vonne Weaver of Panama City; a sister, Debra Denise Hollis of Port St. Joe Beach; and two grandchildren, Taylor Alyssa Hollis and Jarrett Miller Hollis.
Services were held Saturday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. CT at Altha Church of God with Rev. Allan Nichols officiating. Interment followed in Chipola Cemetery in Altha.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown was in charge of the arrangements.