Ruby Hollingsworth

Ruby Dale Potts Hollingsworth, 93,  of Potts Camp, died Feb. 27, 2012 at Sunshine Health Care, Inc., in Pontotoc.


She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a community correspondent for The South Reporter for approximately 30 years, a known genealogist for the area, author of a book “Memories of Potts Camp on the Old Pontotoc Trail,” a great-great-granddaughter of Col. Erasmus and Elizabeth Brownlee Potts, the first settlers of Potts Camp.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at United Funeral Service in New Albany with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Interment was in the Potts Camp Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy L. Hollingsworth (Martha) of Tupelo, and Dr. Dan Potts Hollingsworth (Elizabeth) of Demorest, Ga.; a daughter, Betty Hollingsworth Greer (David) of the Cornersville community; nine grandchildren, Vickie Lea Winter (Earl), David Hollingsworth (Teresa), Sonya Kidd (Greg), Tracy Pipkin (Bobby), David Greer, Jr. (Amy), Dr. Liesa Harte, Luke Hollingsworth, Clark Hollingsworth and Jake Hollingsworth; 10 great-grandchildren: Skylar Brooke Griffin, David Greer III, Mary Greer, Hannah Greer, Lilah Shepherd, Julia Blond, Mireille Blond, Olivia Blond, Nathan Blond and Lewis Blond.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Benton and Mae Harris Potts; her husband, L. D. Hollingsworth; brothers, James Potts, Charles L. Potts, and Bennie Potts and sister, Ann Potts Hill.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Potts Camp or a church of your choice.