He was born May 8, 1914, in Kilgore, Texas, to Charlie and Viola (Bickley) Lollis. He attended Newlin School in Memphis, Texas. He married Velm Herrington on Nov. 26, 1935, in Levelland, Texas. They were married for 6 years until her death in 1998. Nemo owned and operated the Lollis Garage at Duck's Corner East of Altus for more than 50 years from 1946 to 1999. He was a meticulous mechanic who specialized in the service of Studebaker cars and trucks. He was a member of the Elm and Hudson Church of Christ. He enjoyed flying his own plane, riding motorcycles (which he wrecked at age 87), running his Studebaker service shop and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Velma; and four brothers, Avery, James, Virgil and Grover Lollis.
He is survived by two daughters, Morene Popchoke and husband Donnie of Altus, and Betty Baumann and husband Bill of Fort Worth, Texas; two sisters, Mary Frisbie and husband Paul of Plainview, Texas, and Martha Kiem and husband Jake of Perryton, Texas; one brother, Bill Lollis and wife Chlois of Adel, Ga.; four grandchildren, Deby Green and husband David of Euless, Texas, Tommy Popchocke of Oklahoma City, Pam McGlaun and husband Gerald of Aledo, Texas, Janet Stanley and husband Michael of Fort Worth; six great-grandchildren, Kent McGlaun of Aledo, Mary Ellen Stanley of Fort Worth, Brad Popchoke and wife Amy of Oklahoma City, Whitney Popchoke of Oklahoma City, Dustin Green of Euless, and Austin Green and wife Melissa of Euless; and many friends.
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