2018-03-21 / Obituaries

Marion Holmes


Marion Carolyn Holmes, 85, of Blakely, Ga., passed away March 12, 2018.

Mrs. Holmes was born Sept. 7, 1933, to the late Jeff Butler and Eula Chambers Butler Foster. She attended Early County Schools and was disabled.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Holmes Jr.; her daughter, Martha Holmes; two brothers, Jessie Butler and L.C. Butler; and one sister, Pearl Pitts.

Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Sanders of Roselle, N.J.; three sons, Vinson Holmes and Patricia, Wallace Holmes III and Shaquan, and Michael Holmes, all of Blakely; 15 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Neal and Rev. Perez Blackmon officiating.

Peoples Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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