Marian Longshore Hollis
  • 88 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 24, 1928
  • Date of passing: Oct 12, 2016
Let the memory of Marian be with us forever

Mrs. Marian Longshore Hollis, 88, of Lanett passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 in her home after a long life of inspiring, teaching and shaping the lives of thousands of students.

 A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the First Christian Church in Lanett. Rev. David Bradshaw will be officiating the service.

Donations may be made to the First Christian Church in Lanett in memory of Mrs. Marian Longshore Hollis.

 McCarthy Funeral Home in West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jude Leak on 24th July 2017

"Happy Birthday Aunt Marian - loving you all the days."

This tribute was added by Arnold Leak on 15th October 2016

"Marian was not only my aunt and a devoted piano/organ teacher and singer, but she was a part of my life from as far back as I can remember. I have never known a kinder, more giving person who lived her Christian faith. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to my cousins Ab and Jeff Longshore, their families, her sister Jewel Ann & husband David Christian, Allen Hollis, Marian's husband and Mary Jo Gossett who loved her as a sister. Marian loved them all dearly."

This tribute was added by Lacey B on 15th October 2016

"And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away" (Revelation 21:4). May the family and friends of Marian find refuge in relying on the "God of all comfort" (2 Corinthians 1:3) to ease the sorrow felt during this distressing time. My deepest condolences to all who knew and loved Marian. For additional comforting thoughts from the scriptures, I invite you to please visit"

This tribute was added by Jude Leak on 15th October 2016

"There are those few individuals that you know shaped you, that were instrumental in showing you how to live with grace and humor and love. There was no one better at telling a story, breaking out into spontaneous dance, lighting a fire in someone about music, or being a good friend. I love you so Aunt Marian, you will always live in my heart. Know Scott, Sam and I are lighting a candle and lifting our love to you from Chicago."

This tribute was added by Libbi Holden on 14th October 2016

"Mrs Longshore was my mentor and friend. She and jimmy spent a lot of time teaching and encouraging me. She created in me a deep love for music! So much of my childhood was spent at their home. She will be missed!  - Libbi Langford Holden"

This tribute was added by Jan Sikes on 14th October 2016

"I will forever miss you, my friend.
                                      Jan Sikes"

This tribute was added by jennifer chadwick on 14th October 2016

"Teresa, Tammy and Tonya,
I am so very sorry for your loss.  I remember you all and treasure our years of friendship in "Langdale."  May God's love comfort you at this time and know I will be praying for you and love you all.
Jennifer "Morgan" Chadwick"

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