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Nancy Sue Hollingsworth

March 22, 1941 — November 1, 2023

Nancy Sue Hollingsworth

On November 1, 2023, Nancy Sue Garner Hollingsworth, 82, of Kaufman, TX went peacefully to be with Jesus. Nancy was born March 22, 1941, to Emmitt Harold and Ina Belle Garner in Gainesville, TX. She grew up and graduated high school in Crane, TX. Nancy went on to further her education at Sul Ross State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in education. During this time, she met Jim Hollingsworth, and they married in 1962. The family settled in DeSoto, TX, where Nancy raised her children and taught school for 32 years. Nancy attended DeSoto Presbyterian Church and spent many years serving Jesus through worshipping in the choir. Nancy was known to many as Songbird because of her beautiful gift of song. She used this gift to spread warmth and light throughout her life; a legacy to be filled by many in her family. Nancy spent several years traveling and seeing the world, rarely refusing an opportunity to be adventurous. Nancy was a beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grand Mother. Her parents Emmitt Harold and Ina Belle, and sister Ann Gregory preceded her in death.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Pam Thompson and husband Tim, Catharine Burgess and husband Scott, and David Hollingsworth; grandchildren: Jessica Broome and husband Colin, Hillary Blazek and husband Dalton, Tyler Thompson, Kendall Tucker and husband Richard, Weston Thompson, Hunter Burgess and wife Bailey, Grace Burgess and husband Kel, Victoria Faith Hollingsworth, Alexandra Kay Hollingsworth, and Collin David Hollingsworth; great grandchildren: Reilly Broome, Karoline Brockway, Beckham Broome, Lily Drake, Letty Blazek, Jack Tucker and Joe Tucker; great-great grandchild: Isaiah Broome and sister Linda Boothe and husband Steve; numerous extended family and friends who will miss her dearly. Memorial service will be performed at Victory Church in Scurry, Texas on November 18, 2023, at 10:30 AM.

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Saturday, November 18, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

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