make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Young Hampstead girl loses battle with cancer

READ MORE:
HAMPSTEAD -- Last year we brought you the story of Emily Hollis, a little girl battling a cancerous tumor in her brain. We sadly report Emily lost her battle with cancer on Friday. One year ago, family and friends gathered near the Hollis' Hampstead home, to welcome Emily back from five months of chemotherapy and full body radiation at Duke Children's Hospital. Emily has made many headlines over the last two years, as she drew awareness to childhood cancer through her large support group known as Emily's Encouragers. Her family will receive friends until 7:00 p.m. Sunday night at Andrews Mortuary, located at 17750 Highway 17 N. in Hampstead. A celebration of Emily's life will be held Monday, April 21 at Barlow Vista Baptist Church, 22340 Highway 17 N. in Hampstead, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts should be made out to the church. Money will go to supplies for craftroom at Duke Children's Pediatric Center. Emily Grace Hollis was six years old.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

You will always be in our

You will always be in our thoughts and prayers

God Bless

So so sorry for your loss, may God Bless you and keep you in his care.

she is now an angel who no

she is now an angel who no longer is suffering.............the family is in my prayers............

prayers and love are with this family

I went to family night last night. I have never seen such strong family unit and friends, and wonderful colors. this is a very sad story any time there is a lost of a child. I pray that the family will continue to hold strong. My thought and love are with you all.

May God Bless you and your

May God Bless you and your family in your time of need.My prayers are with you and your family.God has taken another Angel home to watch over you.