2017-03-15 / Obituaries

Debra Ann Holmes

Debra Ann Holmes, 59, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Friday, March 3, 2017.

Miss Holmes was born Nov. 27, 1957, to the late Wilkie and Rebecca Holmes. She was a member of Rosinvick Missionary Baptist Church and was employed with Early Memorial Hospital until her health failed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers,

Howard Holmes, Jeffrey Holmes and Willie Holmes; and one sister, Juanita Holmes.

Survivors include one son, Jarvis Holmes; one daughter, Yasmine Holmes, both of Blakely; five sisters, Ella Holmes, Alberta Blackmon, Gladys Gilbert, Barbara Holmes and Earlene Holmes, all of Blakely; three brothers, Wilkie Holmes and wife Lillie, Jimmy Holmes and wife Oteau, all of Blakely, and David Holmes and wife Gloria of Hallandale, Fla.; one granddaughter; and a special friend, Phillip Gilbert.

Funeral services were Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Rosinvick Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Perez Blackmon officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jarvis Holmes, Toby Brown, Marcus Smith, Johnny Blocker, Rodney Holmes and Walter Ransom.

Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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