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Willie Mack Hollingsworth Jr.


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Willie Mack Hollingsworth Jr. Obituary
Willie Mack Hollingsworth, Jr.

Memphis, TN

Willie Mack Hollingsworth, Jr., known to family and friends as "Bill", passed away on August 17, 2017, at the age of 70 years. Bill was born on December 3, 1946, to the parents of Willie Mack and Kathryn Hollingsworth. Both parents preceded him in death.

Bill graduated from Carver High School and subsequently joined the U.S. Army. After completing his military tour of duty, Bill attended Southwest TN Community College and worked until he retired from the US Postal Service in 2003.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Gloria; his four sons: Harold Wayne (Casey) of St. Augustine, FL, Nevin Marcus (Diane) of Chattanooga, TN, David Keith of Tampa, FL, William Lawrence of Memphis, TN, one stepdaughter: Le Tanya Granderson of Memphis, TN, four sisters: Maxine Grady of Tampa, FL, Carolyn Rice-Davis (Hugh) of Collierville, TN, Denise Hollingsworth of Leon, Nicaragua, Clovetta Craig of Atlanta, GA; three brothers: Calvin Nathaniel (Beverly) of Rio Rancho, NM, John Thomas (Bettye) of Memphis, TN, Mark Shaw (Stephanie) of Hoschton, GA, eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will hold a visitation for friends from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, August 28, at M. J. Edwards Funeral Home on 5494 Elvis Presley Blvd. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 29, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Moriah East Baptist Church, 1248 Haynes, Memphis, TN. Interment will follow in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on 4000 Forest Hill Irene Road, Memphis, TN.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 24, 2017
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