September 14, 2013

Lillian Beall Hollis

— Mrs. Lillian Beall Hollis, 81, of Dalton passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was born on Dec. 7, 1931, in Atlanta and attended North Fulton High School and Agnes Scott College.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Dalton where she served as an elder and in many other roles including church hostess and wedding director. She also served on the board of trustees at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C.

Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Neely “Mack” McFadden Hollis in 2010.

She is survived by her children, Dr. Mac Lumpkin and Lucy Rose of Wintergreen, Va., Berrien and Mickey Long of Rocky Face, Pete and Debbie Lumpkin of Calhoun, Alice and Doug Ensley of Dalton; stepchildren, Neel and Cheryl Hollis, Kathy James and Susan Moore, all of Rock Hill, S.C.; grandchildren, Collier Lumpkin, Kate Lumpkin, Jo Beth and Chad Thompson, Lilly and John Douglas, Mimi Ensley, Emma Ensley, Justin Schayer, Hollis and Jonathan Nichols, Anne and Drain Oliphant, Neely and John Allen, Stuart Moore, Elizabeth and Josh Boltinhouse, Mack Hollis, Brandon James and William James; great-grandchildren, Libba Thompson, Mary Lois Thompson, Mari Mack Boltinhouse and Anne Steele Oliphant; special friends, Dr. Murray and Carol Lumpkin of Dalton.

A service of worship and celebration will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Dalton (at its temporary location at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 300 S. Tibbs Road, Dalton), with the Rev. Cynthia Parr officiating.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Monday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The family asks that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Dalton, P.O. Box 489, Dalton, GA 30722-0489.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.