January 13, 1931 - September 15, 2021
Billie “Sue” Hollingsworth Shearer (90), Laurel, Mississippi, stepped into eternal life on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. She was born on January 13, 1931. Services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Big Creek Baptist Church, 28 Big Creek Church Road, Soso, Mississippi, beginning with a visitation starting at 12:00 noon. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. and burial will follow at the Big Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Dr. Kevin Shearer and Pastor Justin Rhodes will officiate. Memory Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel will be in charge of arrangements. Sue was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, and she was a strong woman of faith who loved her Lord, her children, and her family and friends. She lived her life according to Isaiah 40:31 “But those who wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” She was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church. Sue was preceded in death by her husband Thomas D. Shearer, her parents, James Henry Hollingsworth and Laura Tressie Shows Hollingsworth, her brother, Marlon Hollingsworth, and her great granddaughter Grace Kidd. She is survived by her children James H. Shearer (Beverly), Tommie Lorraine Knight, Kevin D. Shearer (Pam), and Karen Shearer. Also surviving her are her brother Darrell Hollingsworth (Barbara) and her sister-in-law Ivon Hollingsworth Hill. In addition she leaves behind seven grandchildren, James Matthew Shearer (Melanie), Michael Thomas Shearer (Allison), Thomas McKinley Knight (Kristi), Billy Lee Knight (Kristy), Michelle Shearer, Kimberly Merrill, Melissa McNeal (Stuart), as well as nine great grandchildren, Lily Shearer, Michael Patrick, Jamison Shearer, Isla Shearer, Evelyn Shearer, Charlie Shearer, Liam McNeal, Amelia McNeal, Chase McNeal, and a host of nieces and nephews. Serving as Pall Bearers will be Michael Shearer, Matthew Shearer, Thomas Knight, Billy Knight, Jeff Hollingsworth, and Frank Slay. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Big Creek Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society. To sign the online guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.
Billie “Sue” Hollingsworth Shearer (90), Laurel, Mississippi, stepped into eternal life on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. She was born on January 13, 1931. Services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Big Creek Baptist... View Obituary & Service Information
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