TRENTON, S.C. - Louise Berry Holmes, 86, died Saturday December 15, 2001, at Edgefield Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held Monday 11 a.m., December 17, 2001, at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Joe West and Rev. Eleazer Benenhaley officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery. Mrs. Holmes, a native of Edgefield County, was a homemaker and member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Survivors are two daughters, Verma Cope, Edgefield, and Bertha McCord, Trenton; one son, John Vernon Holmes, Trenton; two sisters, Eva Mae Holmes, Trenton, Sydel Grice, Johnston; one brother, Lester Berry, Trenton; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The family will be at the home, 11 Hilton Drive, and will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle December 16, 2001