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T.p. Slim (Phil) Hollowell

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T.p. Slim (Phil) Hollowell Obituary
T.P. (Phil) Hollowell 86 passed away on May 10, 2014. Phil, affectionately referred to by those who knew him as Slim was born on December 3, 1927 in Royal Oak, Michigan. He attended Cornell University and graduated with honors in Civil Engineering in 1950.
After graduation, Slim served in the Army and then joined Tennessee Gas Transmission Company in 1953 where his career spanned over 35 years. He was an active member of Fair Haven Methodist Church and loved playing golf and bowling with friends and traveling. Slim was a diehard Fighting Texas Aggie fan for the last 40 years.
He is preceded in death by the love of his life Thelma Hollowell who he was married to for 53 years. He is survived by his family that will miss him very much, son John Hollowell and his wife Paula, his wonderful granddaughter Whitney Hollowell who affectionately called Slim "Poppy" , his sister Patricia Gee and a number of nephews and nieces.
Visitation for Slim will be Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home from 6-8 PM. Funeral Services Celebrating his life will be Thursday May 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Memorial Oaks Funeral Home. Concluding the service he will be laid to rest beside his beautiful wife at Memorial Oaks Cemetery.


Published in Houston Chronicle on May 13, 2014
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