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William Holmes


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William Holmes Obituary
Holmes, William "Sherlock" "Wee" passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at LaPorte County Hospital, in LaPorte, Indiana. He was born to the late Linzie and Ella Holmes on September 9, 1934, in Mound Bayou, Ms. Retired from Arceola/Mittal Steel with 41 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jessie Holmes, Paul Holmes, Moses Holmes and sisters, Josephine Peten and Natinola Johnson. William confessed his love of Christ at an early age, and was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Gary, IN. He leaves to cherish fond memories a devoted wife of 55 years, Juanita Holmes. Three children, Debra (Clint) Jones of Stone Mountain, GA, Kenneth Holmes of Gary, IN, LaDella Holmes of Grayson, GA. Son-in-law, Michael Reddick of Grayson, GA; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren. Sisters Behula Holmes of Mound Bayou, MS, Claudine (Roosevelt) Stout, Gary, IN; Geraldine Allmon of Antioch, TN. Special Cousin Clinton Noland, and a host of other nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Thursday, July 30,2015 from 12-8 pm, family hour from 6-8pm, at Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN 46404. Funeral Services Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11 am at First Baptist Church, 626 W 21st Ave. Gary, IN 46407 Min. Shelly Fisher officiating.
Published in the Post Tribune from July 28 to July 30, 2015
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