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Mary Ruth (Dunn) Holmes

April 15, 1939 ~ February 8, 2022 (age 82)

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       Mary Ruth Holmes,  was born in Emporia, Virginia on Saturday, April 15, 1939 to the late Edward Dunn and  Nellie Barnes.
       Mary was educated in the Greensville County School System. She graduated from E.W. Wyatt High School, where she flourished in art and music.  Mary accepted Christ and united in Christian Fellowship with the Royal Baptist Church of Emporia, Virginia, during her youth, where she sang and played piano.
         On Tuesday, February 8, 2022; while in the care of Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Virginia; God lifted Mary Ruth Holmes from this world of sin, sorrow and pain, to a place of peace and sweet eternal rest.
       Treasured memories will forever remain in the hearts of: two children, Jimmie Holmes, III of Newport News, Virginia  and Julie Holmes of Petersburg, Virginia; six grandchildren, Jacqueline Holmes of Emporia, Virginia, Patrice Slay of Salina, Kansas, Clinton Holmes (Amber) of Victorville, Cindy Kelly (Quinton), Anita Holmes and Sheena Evans (Anthony) all of Petersburg, Virginia, California; nineteen great-grandchildren; six great, great-grandchildren; devoted friends, Alease Parker of Maryland and Cynthia Stephens of Petersburg, Virginia; a host of other loving relatives and friends.

 

Relatives and Friends are encouraged to visit Mrs. Holmes'  tribute wall to share memories, extend condolences and to order floral tributes, as sentiments to the family.  

 

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to the family of Mrs. Mary R. Holmes.

We ask that you join us in remembering the family in both thought and prayer. 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
February 15, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Knox-High Mortuary, Inc.
568 Halifax St.
Emporia, VA 23847

Viewing
Wednesday
February 16, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New Hope Worship Center
337 Halifax Street
Emporia,, VA 23847

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
February 16, 2022

2:00 PM
New Hope Worship Center
337 Halifax Street
Emporia,, VA 23847

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
February 16, 2022

Forest Lawn Memorial Garden Forest Lawn Street Emporia, Halifax Street Emporia, VA

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