OBITUARY

Hollis Ray Venable

September 4, 1948December 3, 2018
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Hollis Ray Venable, age 70 of Tazewell, TN. He was born September 4, 1948 and passed away on December 3, 2018. Hollis was a Deacon at Little Sycamore Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army and enjoyed farming until he could no longer do so. Hollis loved to spend time with his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Claude and Martha Thelma Venable, siblings Billie Loope, James 'J.T.' Venable, and Brenda Venable all from Tazewell, TN. Hollis is survive by his wife Jo Ann Venable. Son Tracy (Tammy) Venable. Daughter Tammy (Tim) Givens. Grandsons Tristan and Hayden Venable and Sam and Tanner Givens. As well as nieces, nephews, other family and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday December 5th from 6 until 9 PM at Coffey Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Thursday December 6th at 1 PM in the Coffey Funeral Home chapel. Graveside service will follow in the Campbell Cemetery with military honors. Officiating: Rev. Junior Snelson and Rev. Tom Louthan Sr. Singer: Sue Dooley Pallbearers: Junior Surber, David Poore, Gary Sampson, Sam Givens, Ed Johns, and Bill McNew Honorary pallbearers: Tristan Venable, Hayden Venable, and Tanner Givens Coffey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Hollis Ray Venable

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Tammy Givens

December 7, 2018

I have so many memories of daddy. He loved everyone, he seemed to find the best in everyone, he taught me to love people no matter what. I was a daddy's girl. He taught me how to farm and how to drive a tractor even how to shoot a gun. I have so many memories I just can't seem to name them all. I guess the most fondness memory is working out in the field with him, day light to dark. He said your hard work would always pay off in the end. He taught me never to steal and never lie. I miss you so much daddy, I wish you were still here but I wouldn't bring you back for the world. I love you Daddy!!!

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