Martha Joyce Roberts Hollingsworth

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Martha Joyce Roberts Hollingsworth, age 87, passed away on Dec. 31, 2016, at her residence in Lewisburg, Tenn. She was born in Pulaski, Tenn., the daughter of the late Clayborn B. and Louise McCormick Roberts. Joyce spent 47 years in the Quality Control Department with the Sanford Corporation. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lewisburg, TN.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Liston Hollingsworth; two sisters, Delores Wright, Joann Weatherford, and a brother, Wendell Roberts.

She is survived by a daughter, Melissa England, Lewisburg, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Tommy (Kita) Cooper, Lewisburg, Zack Cooper, Mississippi; six great-grandchildren, Angel Cooper, John Kendall, Reed Kendall, Matt Kendall, Addison Cooper, Nathan Cooper; along with several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was with the family on Monday, Jan. 2 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home. The Graveside Service was on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at 1 p.m. in the Lone Oak Cemetery. Dennis Weatherford, Mike Roberts, Joey Hollingsworth, Gary Hollingsworth, Cameron Hollingsworth, and Clint Williams served as pallbearers.

Notes of condolences may be sent to Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and Crematory is helping the family with the arrangements.