Priscilla "Pat" Mitchell Hollingsworth
Priscilla "Pat" Mitchell Hollingsworth, 91, died Tuesday.
She was a native of Wake Co., and daughter to the late Vernon M. & Ada Strickland Mitchell. Priscilla graduated from Wakelon High School & employed at French Re-Weaving Co. Mrs. Hollingsworth was a devoted and loving mother and a faithful servant of God. She instilled values of love and Christian charity in her family and she will be missed tremendously. Pat loved people and had a smile for everyone.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, James Edward Hollingsworth, Sr., & sister, Lizzie Day Privette.
She is survived by children, James E. Hollingsworth, Jr. (Sandra), of West Jefferson, NC, Barbara Elliott (Tommy) & Debra Meeks (Phil) all of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Lucille Latham of Montgomery, AL; grandchildren, Jamie & Jay Hollingsworth, Jeffrey & Michael Elliott, Ryan & Melissa Meeks; and great-grandchildren, Bree & Tony Elliott, and Arianna Collins.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Wakefield Central Baptist Church Library, 308 Proctor St., Zebulon, NC, 27597.
Funeral service 3:00 p.m., Friday, Wakefield Central Baptist Church with visitation 1:30–3:00 p.m., in the church fellowship hall, prior to the service. Interment, Zebulon Town Cemetery.
Arrangements, Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net
Source: News & Observer, The: Web Edition Articles (Raleigh, NC)
Date: November 3, 2011
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