June 2, 1959 – Nov. 4, 2020
Funeral services were Nov. 7, 2020, at Hathorn Funeral Home, Columbia for Marvin Sherwood Holmes, 61.
He died Nov. 4, 2020. Preceding him in death were his father, Claude Holmes Sr.; mother, Mary “Ferne” Holmes; and one brother, John “Johnny” Wesley.
A longtime resident of Marion County, Holmes was one of the founding members of the Marion County Bee Keepers Assn. He was a bee keeper for 35 years.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Varnel #282 for over 30 years and was a 32nd degree Mason. Holmes loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a faithful member of Dexter Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Regina Holmes; three sons, Matthew Holmes (Jessica), Jasen Pruitt (Sam), Carey Pruitt; two granddaughters, Kinsley Mariee Holmes, Natalie Faith Pruitt and one on the way, Delilah Faith Holmes; two brothers, Harold Holmes (Lynn), Butch Holmes; one sister, Daisy McKenzie.
Pallbearers were Mathew Holmes, Jasen Pruitt, Carey Pruitt, Clayton Holmes, Jordan Holmes, Kevin Sumrall, and Derek Dufrene.
Burial was at Kokomo Cemetery with Hathorn Funeral Home in charge. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hathornfuneralhome.com.