Dorothy J. Hollis
Dorothy J. Hollis, 89, of Odon, Indiana, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at her residence. She was born Feb. 14, 1930, in Petersburg, Indiana, to Charles F. and Emma D. (Crow) Chamberlain. Dorothy married Roy C. Hollis on June 11, 1948.
Dorothy was a member of Petersburg Methodist Church and attended the Mud Pike Church of Elnora. She was a homemaker and a cosmetologist. She owned the Magic Comb for over 25 years, was co-owner of Hey Lady Fashions in Odon and was the former owner of The Petersburg Café.
Family left to cherish the memory of Dorothy includes one son, Gary Kent Hollis; two daughters, Linda K. Stites and Vicki Lynn (Robert Leon) Wise, all of Odon; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Herman (Jane) Chamberlain of Bloomington.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy C. Hollis; brothers John, Dan, William and Richard Chamberlain; one sister, Iva Hardwick; and son-in-law Carl W. Stites.
A funeral service honoring Dorothy's life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon, with Brother Richard Smith officiating. Dorothy will be laid to rest in Elnora Fairview Cemetery in Elnora.
Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at
Published on October 14, 2019


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