Jan. 18, 1942 – May 16, 2023
Barbara Louann Holmes, 81, of Tylertown, died May 16, 2023, at her residence. She was born Jan. 18, 1942, in Tahlequah, OK.
Funeral services were May 19, 2023, at Capps Funeral Home, burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Rev. Justin Knight officiating.
Mrs. Holmes received her bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and master’s degree from William Carey University. She retired after spending a career in education, mostly teaching second grade. She was a member and Sunday School teacher at Tylertown Baptist Church for many years. She loved gardening, her faith, her family, and her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Sidney Gerald “Jerry” Holmes; father Lloyd McKinley; and mother Corinne Brigham McKinley.
Survivors include her sons Jeremy Holmes (Blaize) and Chase Holmes (Carol); grandchildren Olivia Holmes, Grant Holmes, Hallie Holmes and Maddox Holmes; brother Mike McKinley (Joan); sister Karen Ellis (George); sister -in- law Diane Gardner.
Pallbearers were Donald Jenkinson, Nyles Branch, Keith Pigott, David Youngblood, Trevor May, and Brian Magee.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com