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HOLMES, NANCY TURNER Nancy Turner Holmes, 79, beloved wife of George Holmes and resident of Greensboro, North Carolina, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro. Mrs. Nancy T. Holmes, born August 26, 1934 in Middletown, Connecticut, was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Turner and Eleanor Ruth Turner. Nancy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Brown University and worked tirelessly all her life in a variety of volunteer positions. She served as President of the Florida Chapter of League of Women Voters and was the Human Resources Director at a bank. Mrs. Holmes was a member of Guilford College United Methodist Church and was active in the choir and many other areas. She enjoyed her years of attending and leading the water aerobics class at the Greensboro YMCA. She is survived by her children, Janet Bowers, Plant City, FL and Mark Bowers & wife Connie Bowers, Johns Creek, GA, 5 grandchildren, 4 sisters and her husband George Holmes of Greensboro, NC. The family would like to make special mention of nurse Ruby Johnson of Wesley Long Hospital who provided a high level of comfort and care to both Nancy and her family members. A memorial service will be held for Nancy at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Guilford College United Methodist Church, 1205 Fleming Road, Greensboro, NC 27410. Any donations in honor of Nancy should be made to Guilford College United Methodist Church, 1205 Fleming Road, Greensboro, NC 27410. On-line condolences may be offered at www.forbisanddick.com. Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel is assisting the family of Mrs. Holmes.
Published in middletownpress on June 23, 2014
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