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Georgia Holmes

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Georgia P. Holmes, 90, of Rosedale, Miss., passed away Monday, May 24, 2010 at Delta Regional Medical Center.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 29, at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland, Miss.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 30, at the First Baptist Church in Rosedale with the Revs. Allen Robison and Jimmy Breland officiating. Additional funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 1, at Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville, Ark., with a visitation one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery at Blytheville.

Mrs. Holmes was born Nov. 30, 1919, to James Edison Parrish and Alva Stevenson Parrish in Blytheville.

She married Elmer E. Holmes on Nov. 19, 1938 in Blytheville. She loved to cook, was a member of National Association of Postmasters, and was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Rosedale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer E. Holmes.

She is survived by her sons, Charles W. Holmes, of Hollandale, Miss., and Wayne E. "Bud" Holmes, of Warner Robins, Ga.; grandchildren, Bradley, Ashley, and Brian Holmes; sisters, Margie P. Rinehart, of Steele, Mo., and Rose P. Crowe, of Blytheville; and brothers, Charles T. Parrish, of Sherwood, Ark., and James E. Parrish, Jr., of Huntingdon, Tenn.

Pallbearers are H.M. Chenault, Jack Bono, Billy Tabb, Don Lindsey, Albert Bickers, Will Gurley, Charles Fioranelli and Seth "Tee" Travis.

Honorary pallbearers are Joe Barnes, Hugh Ellis Walker, Durwood Long, Wesley Brown, Ray Travis, Dr. Bill Lewis and Dr. Ben Folk.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baptist Children's Village P.O. Box 27 Clinton, MS 39060-0027.

Online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.rayfuneralhome.net