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Rosemary G. Hollingsworth
July 19, 1915 - June 8, 2013
Rosemary G. Hollingsworth, 97, of Tipton, died at 5:05 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at IU Health Tipton Hospital.
She was born July 19, 1915, in Hamilton County, to John Walter and Gail (Fritz) Jordan. She had lived in Fulton County from 1947-1988, Lake County, Fla., from 1988-2001, and Kokomo from 2001-2005.
Rosemary married S. Keith Hollingsworth on Oct. 27, 1935, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1994.
Rosemary had worked 20 years for Essex Wire in Akron. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Paisley, Fla., and helped organize the Junior Leaders in Tipton County 4-H in the 1930's. She belonged to the Omega Community Club in Omega in Fulton County, Fulton County Home Ec Club and was a 1933 graduate of Windfall High School.
Survivors include one daughter, Kay Annitta Burns and husband Howard, Tipton; one son, Walter Herbert Hollingsworth, Oregon; and one son-in-law, Richard Neff, Nappanee. She is also survived by four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews, Pam Jones, Shirley Hartsough, Phillip Jordan, Becky Canary, Esther 'Petie' Wust, Rachel McCain and Dick Harper.
Rosemary was preceded in death by one daughter, Karel Evangeline Neff; two brothers, John David Jordan and Robert Maxwell Jordan; and one sister, Ruth Harper.
Rosemary's funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton, with Rev. Mike Neff presiding.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral in Albright Cemetery, Kokomo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tipton County 4-H Program, 2300 S. Main St., Tipton, or Teen Blast Ministries, 316 S. Church St., Sharpsville.
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