Siffles, Rev. Hollis L. (Summerville)

Monday, October 9, 2017

Rev. Hollis L. Siffles, Sr., age 64, of Back Berryton Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017, evening in a Rome hospital. 

He was born to the late Robert Benjamin and Peggy Lee Owens Siffles on March 24, 1953.  He was a member of Trion Lodge #160 F & AM, was Holiness by Faith and pastor of New Faith Tabernacle, and a carpenter/brick mason. 

Rev. Siffles was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean Mann Siffles; granddaughter, Savannah Siffles; and sisters, Margaret Siffles and Lynn Jo Siffles.

Surviving are sons and spouses, Hollis Jr. and Patricia Siffles and Roger Sr. and Amanda Siffles; grandchildren, Cody and Stephanie Siffles, Ryan Siffles, Brandon Siffles, Roger Siffles, Jr., Isaiah Siffles, Emily Siffles, and Caitlin Siffles; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary and Jacky Siffles and Shirley McDonald; brothers, Roger and Diane Siffles and Bobby Siffles; and other sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews also survive. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Rev. LaBron Long and Rev. Fred Sumner officiating.  Interment will be in Summerville Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Tim Hathcock, Vernon Ash, Cody Siffles, Ryan Siffles, Brandon Siffles, Roger Siffles, Jr., and Isaiah Siffles. Honorary pallbearers will be members of New Faith Tabernacle. 

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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