Thomas Wesley Hollingsworth

Reverend Thomas Wesley Hollingsworth, age 85, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born July 24, 1935 in Cottonwood Point, Missouri to Elton and Emily Hollingsworth. Rev. Hollingsworth served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. On November 23, 1956 he married the love of his life, his wife Ruby. Rev. Hollingsworth established the First Pentecostal Church in Springfield over 50 years ago, and he enjoyed hunting with his beagle dogs.

Survivors include his wife Ruby, daughter and her husband Arletta and David Long, son and his wife Thomas Jr. and Brenda Hollingsworth, daughter and her husband Sheila and Tim Hollon, seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, eleven brothers and sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Jasper Hollingsworth.

Interment at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens.


(son of Elton C. of Thomas R. of Robert J. of James W. of William of Elias of Elias of Jacob of Thomas of Valentine)