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William "Hollis" Poe

Born: Tue., Jan. 21, 1947
Died: Sun., Oct. 3, 2021


Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Sat., Oct. 16, 2021
Location: The River Church


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Hamilton - William Hollis Poe, 74, beloved husband, father, and Christian pastor, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Community Medical Center in Missoula. After a brave fight with COVID, Hollis, a resident of Ravalli County, passed away to glory at the age of seventy-four with his loving wife, Jeannie, at his side. Hollis was born January 21, 1947 in Houston, Texas to Coy and Edna Mae Poe. At the tender age of six, Hollis knew his direction in life. With his father hot on his heels, Hollis crawled under the pews of South Park Baptist Church where his father served as a deacon and ran directly to the alter dedicating his life to Jesus Christ and the Lord’s work. With his father, Deacon Coy’s support, Hollis prevailed in his mission to dedicate his life for nearly seven decades. On September 27, 1984, Hollis married Imogene “Jeannie” Elitzer with whom he shared his life and ministry. In 1997, he and his wife Jeannie founded All Nations Ministries. Over the years, he has faithfully taught, counseled and preached to multitudes of devoted Christians and established a tent ministry that ministered from Minneapolis to Arizona and throughout the western United States. Hollis graduated from Anacortes High School, Anacortes, Washington in 1966. He completed close to six decades of service as an entrepreneur, craftsman and long-haul trucker. Over the years, he served the County Commissioners and community of Ravalli County on various boards. Since 2004, Hollis, alongside his wife, Jeannie, represented Ravalli County as GOP State Committee Man and Woman. Both were instrumental in the writing of the current Montana GOP State Party Platform and have staunchly fought for the Right to Life. Hollis was known as a kind, generous, intelligent man who inspired people with his hope and faith in God. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, minister, and friend. He was serious about his work for the Lord, but he was also known for his sense of humor and amiable personality. He was a man of many interests, who aspired to be both knowledgeable and proficient in whatever he was doing. Hollis leaves behind his loving wife, Jeannie Elitzer Poe; three children: Rebecca Poe, Jennifer "Hazen" Poe and Rachel Poe. He was the grandfather of seven: Aylah McQueen Poe, Cameron Poe, Jesse Poe, Arlee Jade Whitaker, Hunter Poe, Hayden Poe and Bimini Poe, as well as nieces and nephews residing all over this nation and his congregation and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister; grandchild, Jesse Poe and son, Lt. Colonel B.H. Poe. A Celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021 at The River Church located at 354 Cooper Lane, Hamilton, MT at 1:00PM.

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Derrell Poole
   Posted Wed October 06, 2021
I AM HEARTBROKEN!!! May he now attend to the Lords white horse as he wished...

Derrell

Craig & Ellie Moss
   Posted Thu October 07, 2021
Jeannie, I can't tell you how sorry we are. Please let us know if we can do anything.

Evelyn Penland
   Posted Thu October 07, 2021
Dearest Jeannie,
My heart jumped when I saw this!! May the peace of the Lord Jesus surround all you do.
From a friend that loves YOU.
Evie

Dana Mortensen
   Posted Thu October 07, 2021
Dear Jeannie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Words fail me. I don't know how to contact you so please contact me. Knowing that Hollis is rejoicing in his Lord's presence we can rest in that. In Christ......

Robert Garding
   Posted Thu October 07, 2021
Sincerely praying for you and all the extended family. Sorry about hearing that Hollis has beat us to the next phase in our journey. He will be missed by so many. Lost a good friend-but only termporarily.

Danny & Paige Trautwein
   Posted Sat October 09, 2021
Dear Jeannie and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Please reach out if there is anything we can do
Danny & Paige Trautwein

Dave and Nancy J. Engebretson
   Posted Mon October 11, 2021
Jeannie, It is with heavy hearts that we are writing to tell you that we are so sorry to learn of Hollis's passing from this portion of our journey to our Heavenly Home. I want to thank you and Hollis for allowing me work for you in your thrift store. I loved Hollis's perpetual smile, his heart as large as the Moon and as warm as the sun. His sense of humor was one of a kind. He was an inspiration to all. His love of the Lord was surpassed by none. I felt as though he was my little brother. He lived for God, family and Our Country. Yes, he will be sorely missed. Know that he is working to prepare your mansion in Heaven along side our Heavenly Father. We love you, Sister. Dave and Nancy J. Engebretson

Carol Hinman
   Posted Tue October 12, 2021
He was a wonderful man. Sorry for your loss.

Dallas and Jenny Erickson
   Posted Tue October 12, 2021
Jeannie and family,

We were saddened to hear of the passing of our friend into the Spirit World called Paradise, where we will all go, as Christ and the thief went, after this earth life. Hollis was a wonderful man who did much good on the earth. He was a champion of the unborn and a warrior for good in his life. We will miss this good man and we pray for you Jeannie but are comforted in the knowledge the God has a plan and that His Son Jesus Christ was part of that wonderful plan that we sometimes can't fathom here as we go through trials but which will be even more beautiful over there as we meet our loved ones and meet our Savior dear.

May God bless and comfort you through this trial is our prayer.

Andrew Smoke-Cobbett
   Posted Wed October 13, 2021
Sister I am so sorry to hear of my Brother's going home. I just found out!

Brother Andrew and Family

Patrice & Ron Pifer
   Posted Wed October 13, 2021
Hollis was a Lion of a Man...

He will be greatly missed among the physically living, who knew and loved him,

And he will be welcomed, embraced and loved in the Next World,

where he will be with his Lord and Savior...

We love you, Hollis, & We will miss you...

Ron & Patrice Pifer

Dave and Lisa Napoletano
   Posted Fri October 15, 2021
Jeannie, so sorry to hear of Hollis's passing. Our time in Hamilton was made brighter through people like you and Hollis.

Brenda Berenyi
   Posted Sun October 17, 2021
Jeannie, I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you during this difficult time.

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