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Chiefland - Mary "Jonel" Holmes 77 of Chiefland passed away August 20, 2013 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Jonel was born to Buford and Eliza Holmes in Levy County and was a lifelong resident of Levy County. Jonel was of the Baptist faith and a member of the First Baptist Church in Chiefland. She was also a member of Joy Sunday School Class at the church. She was a life-time member of the Eastern Star in Chiefland. Jonel enjoyed the Trenton Senior Center where she visited her friends and played various games.

Jonel leaves to cherish her memory brother, Glyn Holmes (Pam); sisters, Melba Tillis and Hilda Butler both of Chiefland; sister-in-law Mary Holmes of Bronson. She is preceded in death by her brother Donald Holmes. Jonel spent a lot of quality time with her many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and all the children in the family.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 23, 2013 from 6 to 8 pm in the chapel of Knauff Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Chiefland, Florida with Reverend Gordon Keller officiating.

Arrangements are under the care of Knauff Funeral Home, Chiefland, Florida. For further information please call (352) 493-4777.

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Chiefland, FL 32626
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Published in Gainesville Sun from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2013