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Ora Lee (Simmons) Hollingsworth, 29 Aug 1933 - 04 May 2022

HOLLINGSWORTH, SIMMONS, MCATEE, TODD, KENNEDY, THOMPSON, MCNEESE MITCHELL

Posted By: Sarah Witte (email)
Date: 5/19/2022 at 16:06:10

Ora Lee Hollingsworth, 88, of Cedar Rapids, passed away May 4, 2022. A memorial visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. A memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment of cremains will follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ora Lee is survived by her children, David (Diane), and Jean (Alex) Todd; grandchildren, Travis (Crystal)Hollingsworth, Denell (Rob) Kennedy, Tarah (Todd) Thompson, Nicki McNeese, Megan (Justin) Mitchell, Natalie Todd, and Alexa Todd; great grandchildren, Ethan, Logan, Spencer, Shaelin, Lilli, Violet, Jozlynn, Ella, Jaxon, Jase and Tristan; brother, Jerry (Maureen) Simmons; sister-in-law, Laura Simmons, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; son, Robert; siblings, Dickey, Regina, Craig, Alberta, Kieth, and special friend, Ralph.

Ora Lee was born on August 29, 1933, to Albert and Edyth (McAtee) Simmons. She attended numerous country schools and graduated from Williamsburg High School. She was married to James Hollingsworth on February 27, 1954. Ora Lee and James spent most of their life living in and around the Cedar Rapids, IA.

Ora Lee worked for many years at Kirkwood Community College. After retirement Ora Lee enjoyed playing cards with her friends, going out to eat, playing bingo and meeting up with her long-time friends Cheryl Neal and Nellie Grade.

A memorial fund will be established in Ora Lees memory. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.

Published in The Gazette on May 15, 2022.


 

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