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Carol Joyce Hollingsworth

Carol Joyce Hollingsworth, age 83, of Jenkins, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at her home.


Carol Hollingsworth

She was born August 26, 1935 in Coffey County, Kansas, the daughter of Ray and Mary (White) Sleezer. On May 22, 1955 in Kansas, she was united in marriage to Cecil Hollingsworth, who preceded her in death on January 2, 1985. Also preceding her in death were her parents.


Survivors include one son, Cecil Hollingsworth of Cassville, Missouri; two daughters, Cindy Chadd and her husband Greg of Cassville, Missouri and Cathy Wolff and her husband Dennis of Galena, Missouri; one brother, Marion “Mick” Sleezer and his wife Stella of Lebo, Kansas; one sister, Alice VanArsdale of Madison, Kansas; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.


Carol grew up and received her education in Gridley, Kansas. Fifty-five years ago, she moved to the Cassville area with Cecil to make their home. For several years she worked as a seamstress in a garment factory. Some of her favorite pastimes were feeding her hummingbirds, piddling with her flowers and houseplants, doing word search puzzles, sitting in the yard watching the kids play and especially guarding her Holler.


Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Carolyn McNabb will conduct the services. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cassville.


The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.


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