Beverly Ann Hollingsworth
Concordia - Beverly Ann Hollingsworth, 76, of Concordia, MO, died Friday, June 25, 2021 at Good Shepherd Care Community in Concordia.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Concordia with Pastor Andrew Lehenbauer and Pastor Ron Lehenbauer officiating. Inurnment will follow in St. Matthew's Lutheran Cemetery at Ernestville. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Memorials are suggested to Saint Paul Lutheran High School, St. Paul's Lutheran Church or Christ the King Lutheran Church. An online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com
Born October 17, 1944 in Ernestville, Beverly was the daughter of the late Elmer Schlueter and Marie Brunkhorst Schlueter. She was baptized on November 3, 1944 and confirmed on March 30, 1958. Bev was a 1962 graduate of Concordia High School. On March 16, 1963 she married Jack D. Hollingsworth who preceded her in death on December 11, 2017. In her early years, Bev worked as a secretary for Saint Paul Lutheran High School and College. Once she and Jack started their family, she was a homemaker, babysitter and helped Jack for many years with his job with Aid Association for Lutherans. She was very involved in L.W.M.L., Ladies Aid, Sunday School and fundraisers for all five Lutheran churches they belonged to. She was a Brownie and Girl Scout leader, always involved with all the volunteer school functions and was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Bev was Jack's partner in every way as well as her children and grandchildren's biggest fan. She was a true joy to everyone who met her. Her smile lit up a room and was as genuine as her heart. Bev was truly the best wife, mother, grandma, sister, aunt, cousin and friend to everyone who was blessed to have her in their life.
Bev is survived by two children, Donna Maddox (Brian) of Concordia and Dan Hollingsworth (Brenda) of Holts Summit; four grandchildren: Adam Maddox (Molly), Amelia Rodriguez (Justin), Brooke Laird (Bobby) and Paige Hollingsworth and her fiancé, Blaine Meyer; one great-grandson, Broxton Laird; one sister, Norma Nierman (Wendell) of Fruitland, ID; a sister-in-law, Carol Schlueter of Concordia; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Jack; she was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Albert Schlueter.
Published on June 29, 2021