C.H. "Pete" Hollingsworth
C.H. "Pete" Hollingsworth, 79, of Winnsboro died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 in Winnsboro. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Calvary Baptist Temple in Mount Vernon with Bro. Troy Hollingsworth, Bro. John Gandy III, Bro. Ernest Hodge, and Bro. Lessl House officiating. Pallbearers are Donnie Wilson, Tommy Baugh, Forrest Reynolds, Charles Clayton Spruill, Omer Miller, John Gandy Sr., and Mike Henley. Interment will follow at Providence Cemetery under the direction of Curry-Welborn Funeral Home.
Mr. Hollingsworth was born October 24, 1932 in Franklin County to Charles Milton Hollingsworth and Ida Bernice Blanchett. He served in the United States Navy from April 6, 1950 – October 21, 1953 and was a member of Calvary Baptist Temple, Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge #691, and the Sons of the Confederacy #441. He was retired from law enforcement and was a retired Baptist Minister who earned his Bachelor's Degree from Dallas Baptist University. He also attended El Centro College and earned his Associates in Applied Arts and Sciences. He also attended the Southern Baptist Center for Biblical Studies, earning his Bachelors of Ministry and Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies.
He is survived by his wife, Nell Marie Eskridge, seven children, LaQuita Demarco and husband Bob of Valley Springs, Ca; Vickie Villiborghi of Valley Springs, Ca; Troy Hollingsworth and wife Shelley of Pickton; Nannette Spruill and husband Timothy of Mount Pleasant; Kirby Hollingsworth and wife Patricia of Mount Vernon; Gregory Hollingsworth and wife Kristi of Winnsboro; and Donny McClure and wife Patricia of Mount Pleasant; 16 grandchildren, Derick Meyers; Melanie DeMarco; Darci Kappmeyer; Lillie Fender; Myra, Savannah, Micah, Marcus, Kara, Blake, Madison, Ethan, and Ayden Hollingsworth; Timmy Lee and Clayton Spruill; and Natalie Vincent; and nine great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Sean Meyers.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2012 at the church.
Online register can be signed at www.currywelborn.com.
Source: Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune (TX)
Date: May 25, 2012
(son of Charles M. of Charles J. of George W. of John.)