07/25/12 — RUTH S. HOLLOWELL

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July 23, 1928-July 24, 2012

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth Memory Sheppard Hollowell, 84, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 24, 2012, at the SECU House at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

She was a longtime member of Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, and was a retired teacher's assistant with Wayne County Public Schools, having mostly worked at Brogden Primary School at Dudley.

She was a native of Columbus County, and was the daughter of the late William and Effie Clifton Kornegay Sheppard.

Mrs. Hollowell is survived by her husband of 63 years, Thomas D. Hollowell; two daughters, Janet Hollowell Phipps and husband, Larry J. Phipps, of Mount Olive and Faye Hollowell Porter also of Mount Olive; and two grandsons, Logan Sheppard Porter and Thomas Hollowell Hooks.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, and will be officiated by the Rev. Steven Wicks and the Rev. Eugene Alexander. Burial will follow in Calypso Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service, and at other times at the Larry J. Phipps residence, 105 Birchwood Drive, Mount Olive.

Online condolence greetings may be posted at www.tyndallfh.com.

A Tyndall service.


Published in Obituaries on July 25, 2012 1:47 PM