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WANDA LEIGH (THOMPSON) HOLMES

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WANDA LEIGH THOMPSON HOLMES

LUMBERTON — Wanda Leigh Thompson Holmes, 69, of Lumberton, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at home with her family by her side. She was born June 29, 1949, in Robeson County to the late Zeb Thompson and the late Virginia Sessions Thompson. She was formerly employed with Robeson County Department of Social Services.

Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Ernest "Buddy" Holmes, and two brothers, Robert "Tommy" Thompson and Richard "Dickie" Brumbles.

Wanda is survived by her children, Kevin Shayne Holmes (Misty) of Holden Beach and Tammy Marie Taylor (Jimmy) of the home; five grandchildren, Nicole Ivey, Makenze Ivey, Christian Turbeville, Madison Holmes, and Cameron Holmes; special granddaughter, Charlee King; four great-grandchildren, S.J. Barker, Caison Rozier, Landon Strickland, and baby-to-be Channing Teele Strickland; a brother, Robert "Bobby" Sessions (Pat) of Lumberton; and many other extended family members and friends, without whom life would've never been the same.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, from 2 to 4 p.m. at East Lumberton Church of God. Following the visitation, a funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. with Rev. Bruce Brumfield officiating. Burial will follow at New Hollywood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Robeson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 3609, Lumberton, N.C., 28359.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.FloydMortuary.net.


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Published in The Robesonian from Sept. 1 to Sept. 2, 2018