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 Celesta Sharlene <I>Hollandsworth</I> West

Celesta Sharlene Hollandsworth West

Birth
Indian Valley, Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Death 27 Dec 2007 (aged 71)
Washington City, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row M, Lot 30 Upper, Site 2
Memorial ID 23616386 · View Source
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Celesta Sharlene Hollandsworth West, 71, of Poolesville, Md., died on Thursday, December 27, 2007, at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after an extended illness.

She was the loving wife of Russell G. West.

Born on April 14, 1936, in Indian Valley, Va., she was the daughter of the late Early and Gerusha Phillips Hollandsworth.

Sharlene was a lifelong member of the Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a greeter, usher and hugger extraordinaire. She participated in the Adult Sunday School class, United Methodist Women's Group, Crafty Ladies and Gents, Ladies Covenant Discipleship, was a member of the Emmaus Community, lifetime member of the Upper Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and also a member of the International Organization of Odd Fellows Rebekkas. Sharlene was a devout Christian, a dedicated wife, beloved mother and Grannie.

She was a friend to all and leaves a loving extended family. Surviving besides her husband, are two daughters, Kathy Cody and husband, Ed, of Poolesville, and Karen West Williams, of Dickerson, Md.; one sister, Treva Cannaday, of Virginia; and two grandsons, Brian and Jason Cody, of Poolesville. Sharlene was preceded in death by one grandson, Kelly Orville Williams III; two sisters, Gaye Buckner Wade and Geneva Bryson; and three brothers, Lucas Monroe, Melvin and Everett Hollandsworth.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 30, 2007, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Road, (Rt. 109), Barnesville, Md. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2007, at the Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church, 17821 Elgin Road, Poolesville, Md. 20837.

Interment will follow in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Md.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sharlene's name to the Poolesville Memorial United Methodist Church, "Memorial Fund."

Published in the Roanoke Times on 12/29/2007.


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  • Created by: Randy Shepherd
  • Added: 29 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23616386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Celesta Sharlene Hollandsworth West (14 Apr 1936–27 Dec 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23616386, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Randy Shepherd (contributor 46593105) .