Hollifield, Jimmy Sr. (2009)

Obituary of Jimmy Hollifield, Sr ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Jimmy Hollifield, Sr., age 62 of Granite Falls, NC, passed away March 29, 2009 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.  A native of McDowell County, Mr. Hollifield was born December 15, 1946 and was a son of the late Guy and Ethel McFalls Hollifield.  He owned and operated Hollifield Lumber Company.  He was a US Army Veteran.

Surviving Mr. Hollifield are three children: Jimmy Hollifield Jr. of Marion, Chris Hollifield and wife Kristy of Granite Falls and Jason Hollifield and wife Rebecca of Granite Falls; two brothers, Gary and Mike; three grandchildren, Zach, Josh and Sarah.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday April 1, 2009 at 2:00 pm in Turkey Cove Baptist Church with Revs. Daniel Carmney and Floyd Bailey Jr. officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church.

Interment will be in Turkey Cove Cemetery with military honors being provided by the U.S. Army.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association Greenville-Spartanburg NC-SC Office 16-A Brozzini Court Greenville, SC 29615.

Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday April 1, 2008 Volume 15 #13