Joel Hitt HollingsworthAge: 751936–2012
- Joel Hitt Hollingsworth
- Given names
- Joel Hitt
|Birth|| May 19, 1936 30 27|
|Birth of a brother||Jack Hollingsworth Jr.|
May 31, 1939 (Age 3)
|Death of a maternal grandfather||Joel Reuben Hitt|
July 22, 1967 (Age 31)
|Death of a maternal grandmother||Elizabeth Margania Robertson|
April 1, 1983 (Age 46)
|Death of a father||Jack Hollingsworth|
May 31, 1994 (Age 58)
|Death of a brother||Jack Hollingsworth Jr.|
July 8, 2004 (Age 68)
|Death of a mother||Lucile Wilmoth Hitt|
March 20, 2007 (Age 70)
|Death|| February 22, 2012 (Age 75)|
|Burial|| February 25, 2012 (3 days after death)|
|Family with parents|
Birth: January 1, 1906
Death: May 31, 1994 — Clinton, Hinds County, MS, USA
Lucile Wilmoth Hitt
Birth: July 21, 1908 33 23 — Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: March 20, 2007 — Clinton, Hinds County, MS, USA
Marriage: June 30, 1930 —
Joel Hitt Hollingsworth
Birth: May 19, 1936 30 27 — Jackson, Hinds County, MS, USA
Death: February 22, 2012 — Jackson, Hinds County, MS, USA
3 yearsyounger brother
Jack Hollingsworth Jr.
Birth: May 31, 1939 33 30 — Jackson, Hinds County, MS, USA
Death: July 8, 2004 — Prentiss, Jefferson Davis County, MS, USA
Obituary (published 24 Feb 2012 in the Clarion Ledger)
Joel H. Hollingsworth Clinton
Joel H. Hollingsworth 75 of Clinton and Gulfport passed away early Wednesday morning at CMMC in Jackson. Visitation is 5pm-7pm Friday February 24, 2012 at Lakewood Funeral Home, and 1pm Saturday at First Baptist Church in Clinton. Funeral services are 2pm Saturday at the church with interment to follow in Clinton Cemetery.
Joel grew up in the Jackson/Clinton area and was a 1962 graduate of MS College, he later moved to Gulfport. He was in the United States Air Force serving in the 172nd Tactical Airlife Group from 18 Nov 1954-12 Oct. 1984, he retired Lt. Col. He rece ived two Air Force Commendation Medals-one in 1982 for Performance on a Classified Mission for US Southern Command and in 1984 for a development of low altitude Tactical Navigation Training Area.
While living in Gulfport he was employed with MS Power Co. from 1965-1971, and later with the Department Housing Urban Development (HUD). He was active in the Jaycees and was of the Baptist faith. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Joel was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Lucille( Hitt ) Hollingsworth of Clinton and his brother Jack Hollingsworth II. He leaves behind his only son, Chris Hollingsworth and wife Eliana of Memphis and two beloved grandchildren, Conner a nd Evan.