Edgar Lee Hollingsworth


Tex was born 9 Dec 1910, the son of William Edward & LueDella Mae (Ferguson) Hollingsworth in Haskell Co TX near Rochester. His sisters were Maudie and Minnie Hollingsworth. His ancestors were Texas pioneers and people with strong, unwavering principles.

He married Inez Jeclia Farris 9 Sep 1933 in Quanah, Hardeman Co, TX and they had 8 children (all living): Billy Joe, Barbara Ann, Edwin Eugene "Jim", Bonnie Lee, Vivian Jannet, Virginia Sue, Raymond Loyd and Deborah Lue. Tex & Inez divorced 26 Jun 1963 in Vernon, Wilbarger Co, TX.

Tex was a prospector, a carpenter, and a copper & silver mine owner who loved the hills of Arizona. Anyone who ever met Tex never forgot him.

He married Drexell Virginia (Griffin) Starr in Las Vegas, Clark Co, NV on 14 Aug 1969.

Tex died of a brain aneurysm at home on 27 Apr 1972.

 


(son of William E. of James H.)

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