WAYNESVILLE — Deliah E. Messer Hollingsworth, 87, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Haywood Regional Medical Center.

A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late George and Tlitha Parton Messer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray “Chuck” Hollingsworth; three sisters and two brothers. Deliah was a member of Camp Branch Freewill Baptist Church.

Deliah is survived by a son, Bo Hollingsworth; two sisters, and a brother; a grandson, Don Hollingsworth; two great-grandaughters, Jasmine and Alora Hollingsworth.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Fulbright Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

The care of Mrs. Hollingsworth has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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