Mistle Mae Hollingsworth Obituary:
Funeral Date: 3/31/2006
Mistle Mae Hollingsworth age 91, Hermitage, Ark. died Tuesday, March 28th , Wagnon Place Nursing Home. She was born January 20, 1915 in Gravelridge, Arkansas a daughter of the late John Richard Rowell and Mattie Mae Pennington Rowell. She worked for the Hermitage Post Office in her early years and retired as owner and operator for 30 plus years Hollingsworth’s Grocery Store. Also, she loved working in the Bradley County Medical Center gift shop as a member of the Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and a member of Hermitage Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter Merle Neely, Hermitage, Ark. 4 grandchildren, James Ray Neely, Gravelridge, Ark.; John Neely, Benton, Ark.; Donald Hollingsworth and Thomas Hollingsworth both of Warren, Ark. 6 great-grandchildren. Also surviving, a daughter n law, Linda Hollingsworth, Warren, Ark. 2 sisters-in-law, Gertie Boyette, Warren, Ark. and Lucille Brooks, Eldorado, Ark. She is preceded in death by her husband J. L. Hollingsworth who died October 14 1983 and they married November 2, 1935. 1 son, Donald Hollingsworth. 3 brothers, Walter Rowell, Buster Rowell and Lester Rowell. 2 sisters Ruby Bambridge and Osie Gates all whom have passed away. Funeral service were 10:00 am Friday, March 31, 2006 at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Jerry Hines officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and soloist was Susie Wolfe. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Wayne Huitt, Tommy McLemore, Billy Gorman, Noel Richards, Sonny Bethea, James E. Smith and Gary Wolfe. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Kerry Pennington, Billy Mann, David Dees and Lynwood Dees.
|Message:||I'm so so sorry to hear of grandmother Hollingsworth death this way. 8 years have past! I am James Neely's youngest daughter. I remember going for visits in the summer at Her house. I'll always remember her smile and red cardinal bird figurine that sat by the organ. Sending my love to family I know and those I do not, as well as a prayer and love to great grandmother Hollingsworth.|