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A. Leora Hollingsworth
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1921
Death: Feb. 17, 2003

The wife of Raymond, married June 3, 1939
Leora Hollingsworth

Elgin

1921-2003

Alice Leora Payne Hollingsworth, 81, of Elgin died Feb. 17 at her home. The funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at the Elgin Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints with Bishop Richard Rasmussen officiating. Burial will follow at the Elgin Cemetery. Viewing will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St., and from noon until service time Friday at the church.

Mrs. Hollingsworth was born Dec. 26, 1921, to James Leander and Olive Velate Manning Payne in Trenton, Utah. On June 3, 1939, she married Raymond Hollingsworth in Trenton. She lived in the La Grande and Elgin area for the rest of her life.

She was a member of the VFW Auxili-ary and the Pythian Sisters and served as president and twice as most excellent chief. She worked for many years in the grass fields, at Eldrige's Meat Co., as a cook at Fancy Dan's Restaurant, and as a waitress at Odie's Steak House. She enjoyed embroidery, being in the mountains, being at the ocean, reading scriptures and being with her family.

Survivors include children, Lee Ray Hollingsworth and Deanna Hylton, both of Elgin, Joyce Challis of Umatilla, Danise Wheeler of Molalla and Viki Davidson of Mulino; 16 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and other relatives. Her husband, a brother, Jack Payne, and her sisters, Mildred Witty, Helen Trump, and Vada, Sybil and Beverly Payne, all died earlier.

Memorials may be made to the Family History Center in care of Daniels Chapel.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Raymond Hollingsworth (1918 - 1987)
 
 Children:
  Lee Ray Hollingsworth (1942 - 2009)*
  Joyce R. Hollingsworth Challis (1943 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elgin Cemetery
Elgin
Union County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 61A-7-1
 
Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Dec 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17162880
A. Leora Hollingsworth
Added by: Amanda Wheeler
 
A. Leora Hollingsworth
Added by: Dan & Barbara
 
A. Leora Hollingsworth
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REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Oct. 31, 2007

- Marlin
 Added: Dec. 28, 2006
 
 
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