July 29, 1941 – Oct. 22, 2022
Sidney Gerald “Jerry” Holmes, 81, of Tylertown, died Oct. 22, 2022, at his residence. He was born July 29, 1941, in Tylertown to the late Robert Sidney Wendell Holmes and Iola Smith Holmes. Along with his parents he is also preceded in death by brother Sandy Holmes; and sister Ginger Hollingshead,
Visitation was set to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, from 9 until service at 11 at Capps Funeral Home, Rev. Buddy Day and Rev Justin Knight officiating, burial at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. In 1966 Mr. Jerry graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. He used his degree as a well-respected businessman and pharmacist in Walthall County. Mr. Jerry was a longtime member of Tylertown Baptist Church. He served as the President of the Walthall Dixie Youth Baseball, President of Walthall Chamber of Commerce, and served as a member of Walthall School Board. His favorite hobbies were hunting and fishing, especially with best friends Jimmy Williams and Terry Moak.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years Barbara Louann McKinley Holmes; sons Jeremy Holmes (Blaize) and Chase Holmes (Carol) ; grandchildren Olivia Holmes, Grant Holmes, Hallie Holmes and Maddox Holmes; sister Diane Gardner.
Pallbearers were Jonathan Hollingshead, Jeffrey Hollingshead, Eric Hollingshead, William Gardner, Christopher Gardner, and Donald Jenkinson.
Honorary pallbearers were Les Lampton, Jimmy Williams, Terry Moak, Adris Brock, Tony Ard, Jimmy May, Chad Parish, Chris Smith, Nyles Branch, Keith Pigott, and Ken Craft.
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In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the University Medical Center’s Children of Mississippi fund.
Capps Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com