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John C. Holmes 1907-1979


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 10/8/2023 at 15:45:03

27 December 1979 - The Tipton Conservative

Funeral services for John Clinton Holmes, 72, were held at Durant Dec. 24 with the Rev. Edgerton Nix officiating. Burial was in the Durant cemetery.

Pallbearers were Dean Holmes, Gene Morford, Ray McCoy, Kenny McKey, Robert Denny and Marvin Skipton. Mabyn Fox was organist.

Mr. Holmes died at his home in Stockton Dec. 21.

The son of John and Permilla Edwards Holmes, he was born at Turtle Lake, S.D. Aug. 1, 1907. He was married to Eva Marie Lahr in Harland Sept. 9, 1931. She died in 1976.

Mr. Holmes was a member of the Stockton Baptist church and before retiring in 1968 was employed by International Harvester in Moline, Ill.

He is survived by 2 sons, Richard of Stockton and John, Alden; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ralph (Kathleen) Tomlinson, Mrs. Ceclia A. Rice and Rosemary Holmes, all of Stockton; 12 grandchildren; a brother, Harry, Russell; and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Morford of Peoria, Ariz.

His wife, 3 sons and a grandchild preceded him in death.


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