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Sylvia Shirlene Hollowoa, 79, of Russellville, AR, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at her home in Russellville. The daughter of James and Doyle Whorton Hood, she was born August 19, 1937 in London, AR. She was a graduate of Capital City Business College. She married Troy Hollowoa, on April 8, 1955 at Russellville. She was an office clerk with the Russellville Housing Authority for many years. One of Shirlene's many accomplishments included her being the Valedictorian for her graduating class of Russellville High School. She was a loving wife, mother and a devoted grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of the Centerville Assembly of God for over 50 Years where she served as a Sunday school teacher and a leader in Bible school. Some of Shirlene's greatest enjoyments included the 62 wonderful years of marriage she shared with Troy, flower gardening, reading the Bible, bird watching, and being an avid prayer warrior for family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Glenda Drewry; a nephew, Mike Drewry, a niece, Kim Drewry; an aunt Norma Cochran.
Survivors include her loving husband, Troy Hollowoa; a daughter, Shirley Keylon of Russellville; a son Butch Hollowoa and wife Tami of Russellville; a granddaughter, Jennifer Watson and husband Chris of Greenbrier; three grandsons, Kevan Keylon of Indiana, Derek Hollowoa of Little Rock, Blake Hollowoa of Little Rock; a great-granddaughter, Mattie Watson of Greenbrier; a sister, Lanelle Tackett (Ed) of Oklahoma; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00AM Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Humphrey Chapel. Rev. Jeremy Bull and Rev. Ben King will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park in Russellville, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 7-8:00pm on Friday at the funeral home.
Rest Haven Memorial Park
2500 S Knoxville
Russellville, AR, 72802
AUG 4. 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Humphrey Funeral Service, Inc.
2801 West Main St.
RUSSELLVILLE, AR, US, 72801
AUG 5. 10:00 AM
2801 West Main Street
Russellville, AR, US, 72801