Jeanne Marie Holmes Price

Published 10:18 am Thursday, July 21, 2022


Jeanne Marie Holmes Price passed away at 91, in Jackson, MS on July 20, 2022. She is survived by her two children, Scott Price (Lena), Candace Price Parker (Pierre Meric); eight grandchildren, Karl Bridges (Lynn), Brandi Owens (Tad), Susan Alderman (Andrew), Kristen Price, Matthew Price, David Price, Bridgette Parker (Forrest Bethay), Benjamin Parker (Yvette); and 11 great-grandchildren, Jackson Bridges, Allison Bridges, Tate Owens, Cami Owens, Ada Horne, Zoe Rose Alderman, Maor Alderman, Noah Parker, Peyton Parker, Emelia Bethay and Vera Bethay. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 39 years, Riley Simpson Price Jr.; her parents, George and Florence Holmes; a daughter, Margaret Price Grimard (Dan), son Riley Simpson Price III (Vern); and a granddaughter, Dorothy Elaine Bridges Pressley (Michael).

Jeanne was born in Bogalusa, LA, in Washington Parish, on March 27, 1931. She moved to Massachusetts as a young child and was raised in Shrewsbury. Returning to Louisiana for college at Southeastern Louisiana University, eventually making her home and raising a family in Mississippi. She was a faithful servant of the lord Jesus Christ, attending Ridgecrest Baptist Church, in Madison. She was also a member of “Book of Hope” Mission Team, taking over a dozen mission trips in the US and abroad. She was a passionate believer in Jesus and used her gifts not only to serve him but to serve others. She was an accomplished seamstress. “Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate,” Proverbs 31:31.

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For the last 6 years, Jeanne has made her home in Richland, MS at Plain View. The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers who helped nurture her the last several years. Their kind encouragement was an inspiration.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at Riverwood Family Funeral Services, 76 Hwy 51 South, Brookhaven, MS., on Saturday, July 23, with visitation at 9:00 AM, service at 10:00 AM and burial in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Bogue Chitto, MS.