Betty Sue Hollifield, age 75, of South Boardman, MI, formerly of Kings Mountain, NC passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born in Gaston Co. NC on March 17, 1939 to the late Hugh and Mae Summey Bishop. She was married to Carl Elton Penley for several years. Betty married Jerry Hollifield on November 21, 2003 in Newton, NC. They were married until Jerry passed away on Valentine’s Day 2004.
Betty loved John Wayne and would watch his movies over and over with her grandchildren. Her favorites were Hatari and Rio Bravo. She also enjoyed playing Bingo on the weekends. Betty was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Kings Mtn. NC. She loved her church family dearly and was very involved with the church.
Betty loved her family dearly. She was so happy that she was able to spend her last months with her daughter and grandchildren in Michigan.
SURVIVORS: Her loving children: Debbie Matz, Mt. Holly, NC; Rodney D. Bishop, NC; Becky P. Davis, Plymouth, NC
Holly D. Hart and husband Keith, South Boardman, MI; 7 Cherished Grandchildren; 2 precious great-grandchildren.; Siblings: Troy C. Bishop and wife Janet, Belmont, NC; Ted L. Bishop and wife Ruby, Lucia, NC ; Joe F. Bishop and Jerry K. Bishop and wife Shirley, Mt. Holly, NC; Tonda M. Mathis and husband John, Belmont, NC; Darlene B. Cope and husband Harold, Belmont, NC; Charles L. Bishop, Belmont, NC and Sylvia Hellard, Mt. Holly, NC
FUNERAL SERVICE: Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel, Wednesday, April 2, 2014; 2:00 P.M. Rev. Scott Carpenter, officiating.
VISITATION: 12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, North Carolina
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, Heartland Hospice of Michigan, Unit 4624, 4020 Copper View, Traverse City, MI 49684 or to the family c/o Holly Hart, 5697 Maple Dr. SW, South Boardman, MI 49680
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC