|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1913|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 1938|
New Mexico, USA
son of Lewis Vance Greer - Maude Elmira Jordan
Funeral services for Hollis A. Greer, 25, one of the eight victims of the tragedy six miles southwest of Monument, New Mexico, last Thursday when a nitro-glycerine charge was exploded prematurely at the Two States Kasemand No. 1 Hill oil well were held at Bunger Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Greer was born on January 29, 1913, at Bradshaw, in Taylor county.
Mr. Greer had lived in New Mexico since 1936, working as switcher for the Two States Oil Company. He had earlier lived in California, most of his life had been spent in Texas. He was married in 1935 to Miss Florene West at Graham, Texas.
Survived by wife and two small sons, Jerry Dean and Hollis Wayne; mother - Mrs. Elmina Greer of Oil Center, NM; five sisters - Mrs. Bertha F. Isles of Bunger, Mrs. Jack Henderson of Electra, Mrs. J. A. Bills of Electra, Mrs. C. C. Jones of Bunger, and Mrs. Jack Baker of Cottonwood, AZ; half brother - Jack Coker of Oil Center, NM. All were present for the funeral. Funeral conducted by Rev. E.W. Bridges, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Graham. Morrison Funeral Home brought the body from New Mexico and had charge of the funeralarrangements.
Among the relatives here for the funeral, in addition to members of the immediate family, were - Mr. and Mrs. Jim Zackery and family ofAspermont, Mrs. Beulah Greer of Hobbs, NM, Mike Greer and son of Aspermont, Mrs. Baker and son of Cottonwood, AZ, Mr and Mrs Don Riodon and family of Hobbs NM, and Mr and Mrs. Lewis Greer and family of Aspermont.
The Graham Leader - 1938
Hobbs Daily News-Sun, June 24, 1938
1920 Electra, Wichita County, Texas census
Hollis was living with his widowed mother.
Mountain Home Cemetery
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Feb 19, 2010
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