Margie Nell Festa Hollis, 87, passed away on Friday, July 14th, 2023. Mrs. Hollis was born in Macon, Georgia to the late Sarah and Sam Festa. Mrs. Hollis’ talents were many that include: bowling, cooking, quilting, crafting, and collecting Precious Moments memorabilia. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, community volunteer, and friend.
Mrs. Hollis was an active member of the Virginia Beach community where she served as a devoted member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles for 52 years, a member of the American Legion, and was a member of the Haygood United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, fishing, listening gospel music, and watching the Hallmark channel and game shows, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.
Mrs. Hollis is predeceased by her husband, Joseph Malcom Hollis; her sons, Jerry Hollis and David Hollis; and her siblings, Sammy White and Elsie “Tiny” Odom. Left to cherish her memory is her granddaughter Sherry Jennings and her husband, Cecil; Rita Tranquillo and her husband, Dee; Lena Tranquillo; Olivia Tranquillo; Patricia Bellinger; Elizabeth Spurlin and her husband, Jeff. She also leaves behind her great-granddaughters, Brittany Hackett and her husband Chris, Hailee James and her husband, Caleb; Sage Miller; Naomi Palmer; Amber Palmer; Sophia Spurlin; as well as her great-great-granddaughter, Savannah Grace Hackett.
The service and burial will be held privately with immediate family.