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Billy Lee “Bill” Hollingsworth

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Billy Lee “Bill” Hollingsworth, 71, of Mount Vernon, passed away at 7:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. He was born Friday, October 12, 1945 in Du Quoin, to parents, John William and Betty Lou (Lamar) Hollingsworth.

A Graveside Funeral Service was held on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Pisques Cemetery in Jefferson County, with Mr. Joe Russo and interment to follow.

There will be no visitation.

Billy Lee “Bill” Hollingsworth is survived by his two brothers, Tom Hollingsworth and wife Phyllis of Opdyke, and Don Hollingsworth and wife, Linda of Waltonville; sister, Nancy Marcum of Bluford; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Joe and wife, Teri Russo of Woodlawn.

His parents and two brothers, Jim Hollingsworth and David Hollingsworth preceded him in death.

Bill was of the Christian faith and was self-employed as a carpenter.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.