Pastor Hollis Partlowe - 90

2/2/1925 - 3/31/2015

Oregon, IL

Pastor Hollis A. Partlowe, 90, longtime resident of Oregon, died peacefully in his sleep with his two daughters by his side on Tuesday March 31, 2015 in KSB Hospital, Dixon. Born February 2, 1925 in Browntown, Virginia the son of Melvin and Mamie (Compton) Partlowe. He was a graduate of Warren County (VA) High School and Oregon Bible College. Hollis was a World War II Army veteran serving as a Tech 4th grade stationed in the South Pacific with the 543rd Engineer Boat & Shore Regiment. Married to Hilda Updike September 8, 1946 in Front Royal, VA. He served as a Pastor for over 30 years: 1958-1965 at Macomb Church of God; 1965-1976 at Phoenix Bible Church of God; 1976-1988 at Oregon Church of God; and 1989-1996 at Dixon Church of God. Pastor Hollis was an avid outdoorsman and hunter who loved to preach, read and eat, but foremost loved his Lord and his family. Survived by his wife, Hilda of Oregon who was committed, faithful, cheerful and helping all the way; daughters, Rachel A. (Paul) Newell and Rebekah S. (Mike) Hall, both of Oregon; grandchildren, Brian Michael Hall and Kimberly Sue Hall; and sister, Phyllis Mae Partlowe Manuel. Predeceased by his parents; brothers, Stanley Partlowe and Lloyd Partlowe; and sisters, Verlie Partlowe, Gladys Partlowe, Alta Steele and Leona Taylor. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am Saturday April 4 in Oregon Church of God preceded by a visitation beginning at 9:00am in the church. Pastor Michael Hoffman of Oregon Church of God will officiate. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Oregon. Memorials may be made in Pastor Hollis’s name to Oregon Church of God

Visitation:

9-10:30am Sat April 4 at Oregon Church of God

Service:

10:30 am Sat April 4 at Oregon Church of God

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