We would like to thank all our family and friends for your love and support.

Gerald Edward Hollingsworth

November 11, 1940May 26, 2018

Gerald Edward Hollingsworth, age 77, of Knoxville, TN, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 26, 2018. The family will receive friends at Sevier Heights Baptist Church from 5:30pm-7:00pm on Thursday, May 31. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will follow. Pastor Don Wilson officiating.

Gerald was a fireman, grocery manager, and contractor. But most of all, he was a generous man that loved his family. He lived in South Knoxville all his life, graduating from South HS in 1958. For nearly 20 years, Gerald enjoyed annual fishing trips to Canada with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Edward and Ila Rogers Hollingsworth; son, Jonathan Hollingsworth.

He is survived by wife, Judye Hollingsworth; mother of his children, Carole Seastrom; sons, Russ Hollingsworth (Paula) and Stuart Hollingsworth (Kristie); grandchildren, Joel Hollingsworth (Brittney), Kaley Miller (Tyler), Brittany Province, Melissa Welch (Aaron); great grandchildren, Gabbie, Chloe, Paesyn and Everlee Welch; brother, Roger Hollingsworth (Becky); uncle, Buster Hollingsworth.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to http://www.onevisionintl.org Condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com


  • Visitation Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Life Celebration Memorial Service Thursday, May 31, 2018

Gerald Edward Hollingsworth

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Joyce Baker

June 15, 2018

Judye - Ran into Nancy Montgomey today and she told me about Gerald's passing. Was so sorry to hear that and sorry I did not know about it when it happened. Wanted you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. L ove Joyce (Jackson) Baker

Stephanie Seay Moore

June 4, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you all.

Megan Crain

May 29, 2018

Gerald was a sweet man. Elizabeth and I would always sit outside on their back porch him and Judye would always offer me something to drink and popsicles on hot summer days. I loved enjoying time with him and Judye. They have been greats neighbors for 10+ years. I love you guys.

Kristi Shelton

May 29, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Billy, Kristi, Olivia, and Blake Shelton
Barbara, David, and Tayfur Caldwell

Bobby Tipton

May 29, 2018

Was a good neighbor and friend. Will miss him very much.