Birmingham, died May 16, 2014, at UAB Hospital. She attended the Jefferson County ARC in Blount County and was known as a very loving person. Parents Coy and Icle Holmes predeceased her, as did brothers Donald Holmes, Max Holmes, and Marvin Holmes and sisters Peggy Holmes, Reba Cooper, Louise Dyer, Helen Stevenson, and Bonnie Rose.

Surviving are brother Wayne (Kathy) Holmes, Snead; sisters Wanda Walker, Birmingham, Martha Wallace, Snead, Jean (Steve) Stephenson, Trussville, Joyce (Mike) Kipp, Wilsonville; nieces, nephews, and friends.

Larry Holley officiated the 1 p.m. graveside service held May 19 at Bethel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jason Holmes, Gary Cooper, Morris Dyer, Jerry Young, Paul Rose, and Dale Wilson. Lemley Funeral Home directed.