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Obituary: R.W. Hollowell

R.W. Hollowell, 85, of Mount Pleasant passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

He was born on August 20, 1934, in Mount Pleasant to Warren Alvis Hollowell and Maggie Ella (Clark) Hollowell.

R.W. was a man of faith and was well known and loved in the community. He worked in construction for over 28 years as well as a farmer.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Billie (Barnes) Hollowell of the home; three sisters, Earnestine Satterwhite (Roy) of Cabot, Georgia Claxton (Jimmy) of Cushman and Katherine Mason (Kenny) of Batesville; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ricky Hollowell; brother, Wayne Hollowell; and four sisters, Veda Holland, M.E. Skelton, Mildred Skelton and Dean Clark.

Pallbearers are Kenny Mason, Jimmy Claxton, Roger Brown, Tim Brown, Casey Hightower and Caleb Daigle. Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Smith, Gus Sanchez, Steve Sanchez, Dave Hoover, Ernie Martin, Ronny Caraway, Joe Baker, Royce Slade, Bob Williams and Jason Manning.

Service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Pastor Jon Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Cushman.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 pm Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the church.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance of this church to 100 people at one time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering. Social distancing will be observed.

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