Lenard Hollingsworth
Funeral Date: 7/24/2009

Obituary:
Lenard Hollingsworth, age 73, of Hermitage, AR. died Wednesday July 22, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born March 12, 1936 at Gravelridge, AR. a son of the late Verner Hollingsworth and Ollie Noleat Boyette Hollingsworth he was a retired employee of Potlatch Corporation with 45 years service, lifelong farmer, attended Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was the widower of Eva Mae Boyette Hollingsworth whom he married January 14, 1956 and she died June 27, 2006. Also, preceding him in death were brothers Rev. Paul Hollingsworth and Kenneth Howard Hollingsworth. Survivors are 2 sons Jerry Hollingsworth and spouse Sandy, Banks, AR., Mark Hollingsworth and spouse Kelly, Hermitage, AR. 1 brother Steven Edward Hollingsworth and spouse Margaret, Nacogdoches, TX. 5 grandchildren Wesley Hollingsworth, Lacey Hollingsworth, Leanna Hollingsworth, Brittany Hollingsworth, Brianna Hollingsworth. 2 great-grandchildren Magdalene Grace Hollingsworth and Bryce Hollingsworth. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Friday July 24, at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Boyette officiating. Amy Wright was organist and Susie Wolfe was soloist. Burial with flag presentation was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Donald Bradham, Billy Joe Lee, Jason Hollingsworth, Mark Vickers, Christopher William Pounds and David Wilkerson. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Lee, Douglas Boyette, Jimmy McDiarmid, Jiggs McDiarmid, Billy Nale and Michael Paul Hollingsworth.

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Name: Judy Thompson
Message: I am so sorry about your Dad. He was a pleasure to take care of in Senior Care. I didn't know about him passing until I came into work at 2 yesterday. I had already planned to shave him. You know he didn't feel like it the night before. They let me sit with him until 10:00 that night and then the other aide came in. I know its a great loss and we will be praying for your family.

Name: Jim Anders
Message: Our deepest sympathy, Gordon, Jim, and Ginger Anders

Name: Dale, Tanya, Hayden & Weston Smith
Message: So sorry to hear about Mr. Lenard. Have a lot of memories working in tomatoes for he and Mrs. Eva Mae. They are wonderful people and will be missed. Prayers to you all.

Name: Bill and Angela Dawson
Message: Our prayers are with all of you. Call if you need us for anything.

Name: Patricia Wilkinson
Message: Sorry to hear about Mr. Lenard. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Name: Joyce and Jerry Smith
Message: So very sorry for your loss. Praying for the Lord to comfort you during this, time as only he can.

Name: Mary Ann Clanton
Message: I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Judy Shipp
Message: Sandy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You spoke so highly of Mr. Hollingsworth. I know he was a wonderful man. God give you all peace during this time.

Name: Sandra Spraggins
Message: Mark: So sorry to hear about your Dad. Thinking of you!!!!

Name: Billy,Melinda and Jennifer Murphy
Message: Mark and Jerry, I am sorry to hear about your father. Your family is in our prayers and thoughts.

Name: Charlie Dean Gates
Message: Jerry,Mark & families I am sorry that I didn't get to come but know that you are in my prayers.

Name: Diane & Steve Parnell
Message: Just found the death on the site. Sorry that we did not know so we could be with you. We will be thinking of you during this time.

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers will be with you all.

Name: Donna Gates
Message: Mark, Kelley, Brianna, Jerry, Sandy, Lacey & Leanna...I am so sorry for your loss. It is always tough to lose someone we love whether it be a parent or grandparent. Just know that God is collecting His angels and that one day we will all be reunited with them and sitting at the feet of Jesus. I pray that you are comforted by God's Holy Spirit in knowing that Mr. Len is in a much better place. Love in Christ.

Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Thank you all for thinking about of our family...He will be missed!!!