DEWEY HOLMES (1929 - 2020)

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J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home - Landover
(Joseph B. Jenkins, III)
7474 Landover Road - Hyattsville, MD
20785
(301)-322-2300
Viewing
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home - Landover
(Joseph B. Jenkins, III)
7474 Landover Road - Hyattsville, MD 20785
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Funeral service
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
10:30 AM
J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home - Landover
(Joseph B. Jenkins, III)
7474 Landover Road - Hyattsville, MD 20785
View Map
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Dewey S. Holmes

Dewey S. Holmes, 90, a retired Foreign Service officer, died peacefully in Temple Hills, MD on January 25, 2020.
Mr. Holmes began his Foreign Service career after serving in the U.S. Airforce for four years. Fluent in Japanese, Dewey served tours in the Congo, Japan, Ethiopia, Burundi, Iceland, Singapore, Nicaragua, Beirut, and Burkina Faso. He received Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards for his work at State. He retired in 1985.
Mr. Holmes was born in Houston, Texas but made Maryland his home. His greatest joy was teaching Sunday school and playing golf. His wife, Odra Savannah Holmes, passed away in 2009. He is survived by his step son, daughter, granddaughters, and great-granddaughters.
Viewing will be held on Wednesday, February 12 from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service 10:30 a.m. at J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home 7474 Landover, Rd, Landover, MD. Interment Private.

Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 9, 2020
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Funeral Home Details
7474 Landover Road - Hyattsville, MD   (301) 322-2300