On August 29, 2014, several brethren from Pascagoula Lodge # 419 F & AM accompanied our Most Worshipful Grand Master, Clyde E. Britt, II to the home of Bro. JP Hollingsworth to present him with a 70 year membership pin and certificate. What an accomplishment, and it’s one well worth recognizing and honoring. In addition to being a member of Pascagoula Lodge, Bro. Hollingsworth was also Past Master of Lodge #497 in Mendenhall, MS, a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, and member of Joppa Shrine Temple in Biloxi.
On September 4th, 2014, at the age of 97, having faithfully discharged the great duties which we owe to God, our neighbors, and ourselves, it pleased the Grand Master of the universe to summons Bro. Hollingsworth into His eternal presence. Brethren of Pascagoula Lodge had the honor of performing graveside rites for Bro. Hollingsworth.
Bro. Hollingsworth is survived by his only daughter, Elizabeth Hollingsworth Haarala; three grandchildren, Misty Lee Haarala, Kristi Haarala Summerlin, and Mitchell (Michelle) Haarala; five great grandchildren, Christopher Lee Summerlin, Keri Elizabeth Summerlin, Benjamin Ellis Haarala, Jackson Tyler Haarala, and Alison Brooks Alvarado; three great-great grandchildren, Galen Christopher Summerlin, Kidd James Summerlin, and Layla L. Summerlin. Please remember his family in your thoughts and prayers.
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