Amanda Gayle Brown Hollingsworth, 60


Amanda Gayle Brown Hollingsworth, 60, of State Line Road, Springfield, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the Alive Hospice in Madison, Tennessee.

She was a Logan County native born June 30, 1955 to Thomas Benjamin Brown, Jr. and Gayle Dawson Brown. She worked many years in education after receiving her BS and MA Rank 1 from Western Kentucky University.

She taught at Lewisburg High School and Logan County High School, worked for the Kentucky State Department of Education and worked for the Simpson County and Russellville Independent Boards of Education. She attended and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Springfield, Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Benjamin Brown, Jr.

She is survived by her mother, Gayle Dawson Brown of Olmstead; husband, Jack Hollingsworth; step son, Sam Hollingsworth and wife, Emily, of Springfield, Tenn.; step daughter, Anna Brandon and husband, Adam, of Springfield, Tenn.; brother, Thomas Benjamin “Ben” Brown III and wife, Sandra, of Russellville; step grandchildren, Lila Hollingsworth and Meredith Brandon; four nieces, two great nieces, one great nephew and many devoted friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at the Springfield First United Methodist Church in Springfield, Tennessee, with Dr. Fred B. Hembree, Jr., officiating.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 13, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home and Saturday at Springfield First United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. until the service hour of 11 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Springfield First United Methodist Church. Envelopes will be available.

Pallbearers are Alan Walker, Harry Hendricks, Matthew Walling, Matt Cannizzo, Kyle Waldroup and Joe Finley.

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