Jerry Wayne Holmes


Jerry Wayne Holmes
Feb. 25, 1949 – Jan. 18, 2021
Jerry Wayne Holmes, 71, of Magnolia, died Jan. 18, 2021, at Southwest Cardiovascular Unit in McComb.
Holmes was born in Magnolia Feb. 25, 1949, and was the son of Charles Holmes and Willie Mae Morris Phelps. Through his life, he was a truck driver and then an auctioneer. He also loved music and played guitar.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Linda Kay Phelps and two brothers, Charles Ray Holmes and Charles Hanceford Holmes.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Virginia “Jenny” Holmes of Magnolia, MS; two daughters, Angela (Randy) Holmes of Tylertown, and Cathy Holmes (Mitchell) Pace of Foxworth; two sons, Jay (Janell) Cook of Cassville, PA and Joe (Mandy) Cook of Three Springs, PA; three brothers, Johnny Holmes, Jimmy Ray Phelps and Denise, and Hank Holmes and Tammy; four sisters, Zelita Lambert and Hugh, Patsy Phelps and Billy Ray, Betty Jo Fair and Adrian, and Stacey Thornton; 14 grandchildren, Nicholas, Ethan, Sara, Jamie, Jackson, Jenna, Tristan, Michael, Alex, Emma, Victoria, Ryan, Evan and Alee.
Pallbearers were Wendell “Little Man” Thornton II, Jacob Phelps, Robert Mann, Wayne Merrick, Robbie Mann and David Huff.
Honorary pallbearers were Randy Hannah, Brad Whichstine, Louis Ougel and Harold Alford.
A funeral service was Jan. 22, 2021, at Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit with Rev. Dennis Walker, Rev. Lonnie Case and Rev. Jeff Phelps officiating, burial in the Magnolia Cemetery.
Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit was in charge of the arrangements. Share condolences at sharkeyfuneralhome.com

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