Hollandsworth, Gertha Gallimore

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Gertha Gallimore Hollandsworth, 98, of Radford, Va., passed away Friday, September 19, 2008, at her son’s home in Powhatan.

She was the oldest member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Asa Clayton Hollandsworth, and two daughters, Betty H. Greenwood and Darlene H. Roop.

Survivors include a son and daughter-inlaw, Paul and Barbara Hollandsworth, of Powhatan; a son-in-law, Gerald Roop, of Dublin; grandchildren and their spouses, Debbie and Danny Gasser, of Mechanicsville, Joy and David Flester, of White Stone, Clay and Michelle Hollandsworth, of Littleton, Colo., Michael and Linda Roop, of Radford, and Malcolm and Connie Roop, of Downington, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Amanda and Megan Gasser, Stephanie and Kristina Roop, Paul Breedlove, Julie and Coulter Kora, Brian Hollandsworth and Kevin Roop; a great-great-grandchild, Shane Roop; and a sister, Frances Boone, of Charlottesville.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 22, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, in Radford, with Pastor O.D. Morgan, Pastor Brian Cockram and the Rev. Bill Hardison officiating. Interment will follow in the John Hollandsworth Cemetery, in Floyd County.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 624 Sixth St., Radford, Va. 24141 or the Bon Secours Hospice, 5875 Bremo Road, Suite 710, Richmond, Va. 23226.

The Hollandsworth family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory, in Radford, www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.