June 10, 2003
Margaret Hamrick "Peggy" Hollingsworth, 60, of 260 Devore Road, wife of Dr. John H. Hollingsworth, died Sunday, June 8, 2003 near Harleyville from injuries received in an automobile accident.
Born in Charleston, she was a daughter of Dr. John A. Hamrick and the late Margaret Kelly Hamrick. She graduated from First Baptist Church School in Charleston, attended Furman University and graduated from the College of Charleston. A member of the First Baptist Church, she was a member and teacher of the Shacharian Sunday School Class and a member of the Hagen Seymour Ladies Group of the church. She was also a former deacon and worked in the helping hands program of the church. Through her personal ministry, she touched the lives of many through thoughts and prayers, food and flowers. In 2000, she received the Greenwood Sertoma Club's "Service to Mankind" Award. She was active in the United Ministries and was named Volunteer of the Year by the Bowers-Rodgers Home for Abused Children and the Greenwood Literacy Council.
Survivors include her husband of the home; her father and stepmother, Jane Ezell Hamrick of Charleston; two sons, Dr. John Hamrick Hollingsworth of Anderson and Diomede Franklin "Dime" Hollingsworth of Fountain Inn; two daughters, Sarah H. Dunagan of Boone, N.C., and Margaret Dana Marchant of Charleston; a brother, John Asa Hamrick Jr. of Charleston and 10 grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, conducted by Dr. Tony Hopkins, Dr. J. William Harris and the Rev. Kenneth Standley. The body will be placed in the church at 10.
Private family burial is in Edgewood Cemetery.
Pallbearers are S.L. "Buddy" Hamrick, Jack Hill, Richard Jackson, Bubba Fennell, Jerry Chastain, Dr. Jack Parham, Ken Anders and Dr. Bobby Miller.
Visitation is 5-7 tonight at Blyth Funeral Home.
The family is at the home.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 772 Grace St., Greenwood, SC 29649.
Blyth Funeral Home is in charge.