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Helen Hollingsworth

April 11, 1929 November 25, 2016
Helen Hollingsworth
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Obituary for Helen Hollingsworth

Helen Midred Hollingsworth (Bell), age 87, died peacefully at home on November 26th, 2016 after celebrating a wonderful Thanksgiving Day with her family. She was born April 11th, 1929, in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, to her parents Norman P. Bell and Mary A. Bell (O'Hara). In 1949, Helen married the love of her life, Clyde J. Hollingsworth, where they moved to Clawson, Michigan, and nurtured and raised 6 children. After her husband retired from General Motors as a supervisor, they moved to Guntersville, Alabama in 1984. Helen returned to Michigan following her husband's death in 2008.

Survivors include sons Ron Hollingsworth (Sue) of Hazel Green, AL, and Greg Hollingsworth (Mara) of Harahan, LA; daughters Diane Hollingsworth of Tuscaloosa, AL, Darlyn Moore (James) of Los Angeles, CA, Denise Rein (Jim) of Oxford, MI, and Dawna Schwab (Charles) of Troy, MI; Brothers Ray Bell of Warren, MI, and Earl Bell of Albertville, AL; and sister Marie Cotter of Tampa, FL and 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death is one brother Arnold Bell (Jay).

Viewing will be at 10 am with funeral mass immediately following at 11 a.m., December 2nd, 2016 at St. Williams Catholic Church in Guntersville, AL. Internment will follow at Marshall Memorial Gardens in Albertville, AL.

Funeral arrangements in Michigan entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Oxford and in Alabama to Adam-Brown Funeral Home, 6906 US-431, Albertville, AL 35950 (256-878-0231).


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