Joe W. Hollars, 86, of Lyons, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004 at Lyons Health & Living Center.
Born April 28, 1918 in Greene County, he was the son of William C. and Laura (Owen) Hollars. He was married to Marjorie (Flynn) Hollars, who preceded him in death March 10, 2000.
He was a retired farmer and a member of the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include: a daughter, Karen S. Shepherd of Vincennes; a son, Mike Hollars of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren, Brian Hollars of Fort Wayne, B.J. Hollars of Fort Wayne, and Enid Russell of Vincennes; two great-grandchildren, Kara Lynn Waggoner of Vincennes and Johnathan Russell of Vincennes; and two brothers, Wayne Hollars of Bloomfield and Owen Hollars of Valrico, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Marjorie (Flynn) Hollars.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Jenkins Funeral Home, Lyons, with the Rev. Billy Ed Hostettler officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Lyons.
Friends may call from noon until the hour of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dr. David R. Mullis Memorial Fund.