Rev. Paul D. Hollingsworth
Funeral Date: 4/26/2006

Rev. Paul D. Hollingsworth, age 52, of Hermitage, AR., died Saturday April 22, 2006 at JRMC. Born January 31, 1954, in El Dorado, AR., a son of the late Verner Hollingsworth and Ollie Noleat Boyette Hollingsworth he was an employee of Bradley Lumber Company, former employee of Potlatch Corporation for 28 years, he was saved at Landmark Baptist Church in 1983 and became pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Also, preceding him in death was a brother Howard Hollingsworth. Survivors are his wife Carol Wilson Hollingsworth whom he married September 2, 1994. 2 sons Michael Hollingsworth and spouse Heather of Hermitage, AR., Jason Hollingsworth and spouse Brandy of Banks, AR., 1 daughter Brandi Barber and spouse Jon of Hermitage, AR., 2 step daughters Joy Latta and spouse John of Warren, AR., Amber Grider and spouse Brian of Warren, AR., 2 brothers Leonard Hollingsworth of Hermitage, AR., Steven Hollingsworth of Nacogdoches, TX., 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Wednesday April 26, Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Gravelridge with Rev. Ralph Smith and Rev. Don Smith officiating. Alice Beth Cox was organist and soloist was Alison Luker. Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jerry Lynn Hollingsworth, Mark Hollingsworth, Lacy Hollingsworth, Ronnie Rice, Clay Rice and Allen Rice. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Castleberry, Sr., Tommy Castleberry, Jr., John Paul Hamaker, Dr. Kerry Pennington, Dr. David Chambers, Preston Parker and Jeffery Parker.