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Russell Holmes, Adair County, KY (1922-2013)

He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded Adair County, KY family. He is survived by his wife, Manette Smith Holmes. He leaves 14 direct living descendants. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, member of the Adair Gideon Camp, was a farm equipment dealer, farmer, merchant and real estate agent
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Russell Holmes age 90 years of Columbia, KY passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 3:20pmCT, at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia, KY after an illness.

Funeral service Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2418 Campbellsville Road, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Steve Pescosolido and Rev. William R. Davenport the officiating clergy. Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET. Visitation will be after 4pmCT/5pmET, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Trinity United Methodist Church and after 7amCT/8amET, Wednesday morning until time for funeral services.

Russell Holmes, Adair County, KY (1922-2013)

He was the son of the late Leslie and Clarice Goodin Holmes of Adair County. He was born on Tuesday, November 4, 1922 in Adair County. He died Sunday, January 6, 2013, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 90 years, 2 months, and 2 days.

He is survived by his wife Manette Smith Holmes , of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Phillip (Geneva) Holmes of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Joyce (Sovel) Stephens of Russell Springs, KY

  • One sister: Elizabeth Holmes Burton of Columbia, KY

  • One brother: Sam Bingham Holmes of Columbia, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Shawn Sovel Stephens, Shannon Warren Stephens and Seth Eden Stephens

  • Eight great grandchildren: Jessica Humble, Rebecca Stephens, Shawn Glenn Stephens, Nathan Stephens, William Isaac Stephens, Walker Isaiah Stephens, Alexa Paige Stephens and Owen Alexander Stephens

  • One great great grandson: by the name of Elliott

  • A host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, member of the Adair Gideon Camp, was a farm equipment dealer, farmer, merchant and real estate agent

He was preceded in death by one brother, Tom Edd Homes, Jr.

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to Gideon Bibles.

This story was posted on 2013-01-07 17:36:09

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Russell Holmes, Adair County, KY (1922-2013)

2013-01-07 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
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