The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

August 10, 2013

Larry Holmes

A memorial service for Larry Gilbert Holmes, 68, of Athens will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Spry Funeral Home with Calvin Havens officiating.

Visitation is from noon until time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Holmes died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at home.

Larry Holmes was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Limestone County. He retired from General Motors, and was a member of the Alabama National Guard. Mr. Holmes attended First United Methodist Church in Athens.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Martin Holmes.

Survivors include his mother, Virginia Cox Holmes of Athens; sons, Cory Holmes and wife Susie, and Joey Holmes and wife Stephanie, all of Athens; sister, Julia Holmes Beasley of Athens; grandchildren, Madelyn Holmes, Parker Holmes, Sheldon Holmes and Landon Holmes; and niece, Jessica Beasley Dunaway.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Limestone County or CASA of Limestone County.

Sign the online guestbook at http://spryfuneralhome.com.

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