Originally created 08/29/00

Mr. Johnny Holmes Sr.



FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Mr. Johnny L. Holmes Sr., 47, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000, at Brow and General Hospice Center.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gay's Hill Baptist Church, Millen, Ga. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery, Millen.

Mr. Holmes, a native of Jenkins County, was an Army veteran and a member of Gay's Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Renea Williams; two sons, Johnny Holmes Jr. and Emanuel Jackson, both of Fort Lauderdale; two daughters, Serena Holmes, Fort Lauderdale, and Katrilla S. Martin, Lumberton, N.C.; a stepdaughter, Tenecia Higgins, Fort Lauderdale; his mother, Willie P. Holmes, Statesboro, Ga.; six brothers, Alonzo Holmes, Millen, Lee Shivers, Comer, Ga., Jimmy Holmes, St. Mary's, Ga., Robert Holmes, Wilmington, N.C. and Larry Holmes and Willie Holmes, both of Statesboro; two sisters, Bobbie Jean Hill, Macon, and Vetta Reese, Millen; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call at James A. Kirkland Mortuary, Millen.