The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


February 1, 2014

Martha Holmes

— Martha A. Holmes, 80, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at home.

Mrs. Holmes was born July 5, 1933, in Limestone County to Hartselle Schrimsher and Ethel Wales Schrimsher.

The graveside service for Mrs. Holmes will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at Roselawn Cemetery with Fred Lackey officiating.

Visitation is 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Holmes; parents, Hartselle and Ethel Schrimsher; brother, Jimmy Schrimsher; sisters, Joyce Cribbs, Joan Yarbrough, Kathleen Schrimsher and Nancy Curly.

Survivors include her son, Randy Holmes and wife Charlotte; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Charlotte Davis and Barbara Atchley; brother, Douglas Schrimsher and wife Laurene.

Pallbearers are Michael Raney, Adam Pettus, Spencer Holmes and Jerry Miller. Honorary pallbearers are her great-grandchildren.

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