U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings with his wife, Peatsy, at a Senate dinner in 2004.
Hollings married Peatsy in 1971.
Peatsy Hollings looks on as Sen. Fritz Hollings announces that he will not seek re-election during a 2003 news conference in Columbia.
Peatsy Hollings, second from left, smiles at her husband, retired U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings, after unveiling his portrait during a special ceremony in 2005, in the Senate Chamber at the Statehouse in Columbia.
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Sen. Joe Biden (left) jokes with Peatsy Hollings while her husband, Sen. Fritz Hollings, waits to be called to the podium during a 2006 event.
Peatsy Hollings reads to a group of children in the waiting room for pediatric clinics at McClennan Banks Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2001.
Peatsy Hollings, wife of Sen. Fritz Hollings.