Ms. Thelma (Blackmon) Holmes (1924 - 2019)

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Service Information
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E Oglethorpe Highway
Midway, GA
Friday, May 31, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E Oglethorpe Highway
Midway, GA 31320
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Funeral service
Saturday, Jun. 1, 2019
1:00 PM
First Bryan Missionary Baptist Church
575 West Bryan Street
Savannah, GA
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Our Mother, Thelma Blackmon Holmes went home Saturday, May 25, 2019, at home with her children by her side. Our mother believed we could find peace in our homes and our hearts and that the love of God is inseparable. He loves us in spite of who we are and to never forget to pray.
Mother Thelma Holmes was born February 14, 1924, to the late Rev. Rueben and Candance Blackmon. She has six sisters, and four brothers that preceded her in death. While attending schools in Bulloch and Candler countries, she received Christ at an early age and knew that her love for him would only grow stronger.
She married Remer Holmes Sr. in 1940. To this union, seven children were born. Remer Jr. (Pooler), Lensy (Bo Gator) Holmes, and Daughter in law Lynda Rhodes Holmes preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her loving memory three sons Johnnie (Claretha); Eric and Timothy (Lorraine) Holmes. Two daughters Saundra Pemberton and Sharon (Arthur E.) Golden. 26 Grands, 34 Great-Grands, and 2 Great-Great Grands. A devoted nephew and niece Floyd and Shirley Parrish, Candance Jones, and several more nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Wake: 7-8 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2019 at the funeral home
Funeral Services: 1 p.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 First Bryan Missionary Baptist Church, 575 West Bryan Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Interment: Days Memorial Cemetery
Published in Coastal Courier from May 28 to June 4, 2019
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