Jimmy Calvin Hollis

July 19, 1955 ~ December 19, 2021 (age 66)


Gaffney – Jimmy Calvin Hollis affectionately called Calvin was born to the late Jimmy and Essie Mae Byars Hollis on July 19, 1955 in Cherokee County SC. Calvin accepted Christ at an early age and joined The Church of Christ in Gaffney, SC. Calvin was a member of Gaffney High Class of 1973. Calvin was employed by Suminoe Textiles in Gaffney, SC. On Sunday Morning, December 19,2021 Calvin answered the master’s call. In addition to his parents, Calvin was preceded in death by his grandparents; Mr. &Mrs. Freeman and Marie Smith Byars.

He leaves to cherish loving memories, a daughter; Mrs. Pamela Littlejohn-Scott (Andre) of Greenwood, SC., a special friend; Elaine Colston of the home, one brother; Mr. Eddie Hollis of Gaffney, SC., two sisters; Ms. Margie Hollis, Mrs. Terry Hardy (Leonard) both of Gaffney, SC., one niece who was reared in the home like a sister; Ms. Chanetta Hollis of Gaffney, SC., four nephews, Mr. Ryan O. Hollis (Cantania), Mr. Janis McCluney Sr., Mr. Devonta Hardy all of Gaffney, SC., Mr. Turand McCluney (Charlotte) of Lake Lure, NC., two uncles; Mr. Rochelle Byars (Diane) of Fayetteville, NC., Mr. Sammy Weeks of Gaffney, SC., two aunts; Mrs. Peola Wilson of Philadelphia, Penn., Mrs. Marilyn Byars of Virginia Beach, Virginia and a host of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm Monday. December 27,2021 at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, the body will lie-in-state at 1:00 pm, interment will follow at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
December 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church

December 27, 2021

4:00 PM
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church
4799 Wilkinsville Hwy
Gaffney, SC 29340

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