Altha Lena Reeves Holmes

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Services for Altha Lena Reeves Holmes, of Bildora Extended Carein Tylertown, were Sunday, Sept. 4 at Harrigill Funeral Home inBrookhaven with burial in Fortenberry Cemetery in Tylertown.Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home in Tylertown was in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Holmes, 92, died Sept. 2, 2005, in Jackson. She was born inTylertown on Aug. 11, 1913, to Cicero and Narcissus Reeves.

She was a retired garment plant worker and a member of SouthwayBaptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HiltonHolmes Sr.; four sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors are her sons, Jerry Holmes, and his wife, Bonnie, ofBrookhaven, and Hilton Holmes Jr. and his wife, Jerene, of Petal;her daughters, Betty Davis and her husband, Johnny, of Brookhaven,Judy Davis and her husband, Jay, of Tylertown, and Wanda Smithieand her husband, Jimmy, of Ocean Springs; her sister, DorothySurratt, of Jackson, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 20great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many niecesand nephews.