Roberta Holmes
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Roberta Holmes passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019 at her residence. She was a member of the Galilee Baptist Church, and a member of Eastern Stars lodge. Roberta did work several jobs outside of the home. She worked at Methodist Hospital Northlake cafeteria and St. Catherine's Hospital in East Chicago's cafeteria. She is preceded in death by her parents John S. (Luvenia) Washington; husband Thomas C. Holmes; 5 sisters Johnetta (Joe) Matthews; Earma Washington; Unity (Oteria) Coleman and; Alicestine Shavers; Hattie Washington; 2 brothers General Washington; John Washington, Jr.; 2 sons Larry and Richard Holmes; great-grandson Willie Riggs. She leaves to cherish the many memories, 5 sons Leasli Washington; Thomas (Janet), Willis (Brenda); James (Vanita); Timmy (Lisa); 3 daughters Bernestine Holmes; Dorothy (Chester) Dickinson; Deborah Holmes; 3 sisters Katherine Simmons, Gladys Price, and Shirley McCarter, and a host of grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, March 1, 2019 from 12 to 8pm family hours 6-8pm at Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Funeral services Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Beyond Four Walls Christian Center, 875 S. Lake Street. Pastor Charles Morgan, Officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Feb. 25 to Feb. 27, 2019.
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March 1, 2019
Dorothy,you and your family has my deepest sympathy.And may God Bless each and everyone of you.
shirley campbell
March 1, 2019
You all have our sympathy.
Quarles family
March 1, 2019
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Betty Cotton
February 28, 2019
Deborah, May God bless you and your family with comfort and peace during this time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Love, Stephanie & Ricky Bourdeaux (Shauna's Sister)
February 28, 2019
Deborah and Family,

So sorry to hear about the loss of your precious Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this most difficult time.

Charlton and Sheila Leasure (Shauna's Sister)
Charlton Leasure
February 28, 2019
To Deborah,
My condolences and prayers to you and your family.
Kimberly Maynor
February 28, 2019
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February 26, 2019
To Deborah, and the Holmes family:
During this time, may God surround you with his peace and his perfect love.

February 26, 2019
My deepest condolences to the Holmes family.

Terry Taylor & Family Gary, Indiana
February 26, 2019
My Condolences to Debra Holmes and Family.
May Jesus give all of you peace.
Shauna Gholson
February 26, 2019
My prayers are with you and your family may the comforting love of the Holy Spirit surround your family.
Kathy Kelly
February 25, 2019
I'm sorry to hear of the passing of Ms.Holmes what a lady she was. God granted her 93 years to share with everyone I'm grateful to have known her.Im praying for you all she will be missed....
Paul Bogard
February 25, 2019
My condolence to the entire family. My heart ❤ goes out to each and everyone of you. My love and prayers are with y'all.
Betty Cotton
February 25, 2019
Granny I will miss you so much. My heart is hurting and it's so hard to say good-bye. I will always have the memories of spending my childhood summers at your house.I love you.
February 25, 2019
I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family, so sorry for your lost. Jeremiah 29:11,12 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace toward us, to give us a future and a hope. If we come and pray to him, He will listen to us. May this bring you confort, in your time of sorrow.
Louise Moore
February 25, 2019
To The Holmes Family,

At this most trying time we would like to extend our sincere condolences.

"A mother's love is the kind of love that lasts...
the kind that reaches across time...
the kind that keeps you
forever close in spirit."
May God grant Mrs. Holmes eternal peace.

Continued Blessings,

The Jones, Grant (Hobo), & Kennedy Families
Albert (Hobo) & Janis Grant
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