Ollie B. Holley

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Ollie Bell "Ollie" Holley, of Tyler, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 5, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She fought a courageous battle and now is healed and at peace.

Ollie was born and raised in Sulphur Bluff, Texas and moved to Tyler in 1953.

She worked for Dr. Roy Tidwell for over 20 years and was an accountant in her later years. She was a member of Bascom United Methodist Church.

Ollie is preceded in death by her parents, Oliver M. and Flonnie E. Bassham, sisters; Wanda B. Singleton and Myrtis B. Prather. She is survived by her brother George A. Bassham of Sulphur Bluff, her loving companion and best friend, Larry Stanley; Children, Dennis Murl Lewis, Jr., Angela Lewis Gordon, Kimberly Riddle and husband, Chad, Amy Frater and husband, Chris; Grandchildren, Dennis M. Lewis, III, Gregory Alan Gordon and wife, Christine, Holly Gordon Bunnell and husband, Anthony, Melonie Floyd, Austin Riddle, Meagan Riddle, Camen Frater, Alyssa Frater, Christopher Frater and Alex Frater; Great-grandchildren, Joshua Eric Gordon, Margaret Belle Gordon, Samuel Gustave Gordon, Grant Holden Bunnell, Finnegan Anthony Bunnell, Liam and Kenna Frater, also by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in the Chapel of Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Waldman officiating. Following the service she will be laid to rest at Sulphur Bluff Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be at the Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Monday, 5:00-7:00 pm.

Pallbearers will be Greg Gordon, Josh Gordon, Dennis Lewis, III, Chad Riddle, Chris Frater and David Stanley. Honorary pallbearers are Ken "Nardo" Murray, Ronny Weiss, Terry Davis, Bobby Overall, Mac Miller, Mark Marshall, Earnest M. Negem and the congregation at Bascom United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the , 1301 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, TX. 75701 or Bascom United Methodist Church.
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Tyler, TX 75702
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Apr. 8, 2018
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