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June 4, 1940 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 77)
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Tommye Sue Gilley Hollingsworth

Age 77

Of Englewood

Went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 4, 2018

At Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens


A native of Chickamauga, GA. and longtime resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Fred W. Gilley and Mattie Ruth Parker Gilley and was preceded in death by a sister, Roxie Fowler. She retired from Walmart and was a member of Athens First Baptist Church.


Survivors include her husband of 60 years,

   Herschel H. Hollingsworth of Englewood

One daughter and son-in-law,

   Janice Renee and Rusty Blaine of Clarksdale, MS.

Two sons and daughters-in-law,

   H. H. “Tad” and Lillian Hollingsworth of Athens

   Fred and Lynn Hollingsworth of Knoxville

8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren, whom were her pride and joy.


Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Tommy Cook officiating. Burial will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens.


Pallbearers will be Jim Hollingsworth, Trey Hollingsworth, Bubba Blaine, Lance Roderick, Mark Beeler, and Josh Crawford.


The family will receive friends 1-2 pm Saturday at the funeral home.


If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at


Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Tommye Sue Gilley Hollingsworth.

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