Alumni Updates

Davida Hollingsworth passing

Submitted by: Davida Lambert (1969)

It is with great sadness that the family of Davida Ann Hollingsworth (née Smith) announce her passing on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born on August 5, 1932 in Nashville, TN to Parents Elwin and Sarah Smith. Married to John Hollingsworth on January 4, 1949. Davida graduated from Isaac Litton High School in Nashville, TN and Freed Hardeman College in Henderson, TN. Her career consisted of ministry alongside her husband John and in assisting executives at Freed Hardeman and Pepperdine Universities. Davida was a nurturing mother and devoted wife. She will be lovingly remembered by husband John, children Davida Lambert (Lew), Scot Hollingsworth (Sara), Philip Hollingsworth, grandchildren Julie, Craig, Lisa, David, Elizabeth, Megan, Evan, and Christopher, 8 great-grandchildren, and sister, Peggy Sweeney (Chester). Davida was predeceased by her parents Elwin and Sarah and her brother Hugh “Bubba” Smith.