Oct. 31, 1952 – May 26, 2020
Garey Holmes of New Orleans, age 67, died May 26, 2020, at Ochsner Main Campus in New Orleans.
He was born on Oct. 31, 1952, to the late Iley and Jewreata Holmes in Tylertown, and husband of Debra Jones Holmes and father of Leslie Holmes.
After graduating from Alcorn University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education and a minor in biology, he was employed for 42 years by USDA Federal Grain Inspection Service in New Orleans.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Holmes, and father-in-law, Foster T. Jones.
He is survived by his wife Debra; daughter Leslie; sisters, Jannette Holmes, Annette Holmes and Connie H. Hammond (Keith); brother, Michael Holmes; mother-in-law, Frances M. Jones.
A graveside service was June 1, 2020, in Tylertown Cemetery #2.
Washington Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.washingtonfuneral service.com.