BROOKPORT, Ill. — Mary Kohl Hollis, 90, of Brookport, went home to be with her lord and savior 7 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2012, at Southgate Nursing Home in Metropolis. Mary was born on Christmas Day in Whistler, Ala.
Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, September 10, 2012, at Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Lone Oak, Ky., with the Rev. Larry Call officiating.
Mary is survived by three sons, George Earl Cooper of North Ft. Myers, Fla., Elvin Lonnie Cooper Jr. and his wife Arla of Palmdale, Calif., and Robert Winston Cooper and his wife Jeanne of Bend, Ore.; one stepson, Edward Hollis of Metropolis; eight grandchildren; two stepgrandsons; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Beulah Louise Kohl Sr.; her husband, Raymond Merle Hollis; prior husband, Elvin L. Cooper Sr.; her brother and sister-in-law, George Kohl Jr. and Elizabeth Farrow Kohl; one sister and brother-in-law, Dovelyn and E.C. Green Sr.; one nephew, E.C. Green Jr.; and one niece, Barbara Green.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in the form of contributions to: Project Hope Humane Society, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960; or American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.