Mary Helen Holmes, 89

Mary Helen Holmes, 89 of Sequin and formerly of Pattonville, died on Monday, September 9, 2013 at her home.  Graveside Services will be on Thursday, September 12, 2013at 10:00am in Shady Grove Cemetery wth Dr. L.C. Stout officiating.   Wood Funeral Homes, Deport have charge of the arrangements.


She was born in Pattonville on October 2, 1923, the daughter of Barney and Eunice Gibson Scott She married James Robert Holmes on May 9, 1942.  Together, they  raised three children , living in Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, South and North Caroline and Georgia; as well as living overseas in Germany and Japan.  They retired in San Antonio, Texas in 1979.-


Major Holmes preceded her in death on January 30, 2008.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Jacqui Homes, a son-in-law, Billy Speed, and a brother, Warren D. Scott on October 2, 2012 and a sister, Jean Carbone.



She is survived by children: Beverly Jean and Don Shone of Garfield, and Scott and Charlotte Holmes of Sequin;  6 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

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