L. Howell

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 5, 2008

TYNER – Leslie Jake Hollowell, 84, a native of Gates County, died September 2, 2008, in Chowan Hospital, Edenton. He was the widower of his first wife, Emma Marie Bunch Hollowell.

Hollowell was a retired manager from Colonial Stores, based in Norfolk, he was a member and deacon of Center Hill Baptist Church, its adult choir, the Senior Adult Sunday school class, the Men’s Brotherhood, and the Chowan Ruritan Club. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Alene Dale Briggs Hollowell; daughter, Patricia Hensley of Williamsburg; and sons, Dr. William Thomas Hollowell of Apex and Roy Hollowell of Williamsburg; stepsons, R. Wayne Briggs of Boca Raton, Fla., and Allen Dale Briggs of Newport News; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Center Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. Reagan Marsh. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Rosewood Memorial Park, Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, is in charge. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the building fund of Center Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 159, Tyner, NC 27980.