Earl Crittenden Hollifield, 81

Born: Sun., Apr. 21, 1935
Died: Mon., Jun. 6, 2016


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 08, 2016
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 09, 2016
Location: Cedar Grove United Methodist Church

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Mr. Earl Crittenden Hollifield, 81, of Bostic, died Monday, June 6, 2016 at Hospice House, Forest City.
He was the son of the late James Clyde Hollifield and Beuna Gettys Hollifield, in addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, James, Robert, John and Hugh Hollifield, and a sister, Sue Carpenter. Earl was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church and a US Army veteran, he enjoyed many good years of retirement after retiring from the textile industry.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Edwards Hollifield; his son, Roger Hollifield and his wife Kim, of Bostic; a brother, Howard Hollifield and his wife Mary Jane, of Ellenboro; a sister, Mary Dodgen of Charlotte: there are two beloved grandsons,Will and Matt Hollifield; and several nieces and nephews.
The Funeral will be conducted at 11:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Hawkins will officiate and Dwight Hollifield will provide a Eulogy. Burial will follow in the Sunshine United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rutherford County Honor Guard providing Military Rites. Pallbearers are Steve Hollifield, Alan Hollifield, Edgar Hollifield, Phil Dodgen, Randy Hollifield, and James Carpenter.
The Visitation will be from 6 pm until 8 pm Wednesday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043  or Cedar Grove UMC, 160 Toney Road, Bostic, NC 28018.
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Becky Carson
   Posted Mon June 06, 2016
My sincere sympathies are with your family along with my prayers. Love you...Becky Carson

Linda Byrd Bivins
   Posted Tue June 07, 2016
Earl was such a very special part of our family. He meant so much to us and we all loved him immensely, and know he is now in a better place with a restored mind and body. Mary, it is a comfort to know he is now celebrating his eternal life with his family and my mom/your sweet sister. We love you all so very much and will hold you close in our daily prayers!!

Rhonda Williams
   Posted Tue June 07, 2016
Roger my prayers are with you at this time I know how much your Dad meant to you. If you need anything please let me know.

Greg Dotson
   Posted Wed June 08, 2016
So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Diane & David McKinney
   Posted Wed June 08, 2016
Mary, Didn't know about Earl until we got to church tonight. You & all the family are in our thoughts & prayers. We have so many special memories of the fun times we shared together. Hold on to our Heavenly Father for the peace & strength only He can give. We love you, Diane & David McKinney🙏🏻

John Horne
   Posted Thu June 09, 2016
Roger, Sarah and I extend our love and sympathy to you and your family. Please know we will be praying for you during this time.

John and Sarah Horne

Carl Toney Family
   Posted Mon June 13, 2016
Mary, Roger, and family: We were very sorry to hear about Earl. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and that we pray that God will grant you peace and comfort during this tough time.
Carl Toney Family

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