AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Wilson Holmes, Sr. of Weldon Drive entered into rest Monday, September 2, 2002 at University Hospital. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 7, 2002, at 2p.m. at Broadway Baptist Church with Dr. C. William Joyner Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Murphy Ebenezer Baptist Church, Burke County. Mr. Wilson was a native of Burke County as a member of Broadway Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife, Diane W. Holmes, two sons, Wilson Holmes, Jr. North Augusta; James A. Holmes, Augusta; two daughters, Belinda Freeman, Silvia (Don) Rivers; mother, Louise Middlebrooks, Augusta; eight brothers, Roosevelt Bush Jr., Frierson Weaver, Augusta, Ben Holmes Jr., Charles Holmes, Lorenza Holmes, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Roy Gaines, Robert Gaines, Roy Holmes, Waynesboro; 11 sisters, Rosa Lee Allen, Ethel Wright, Minnie Weaver, Annie Wideman, Augusta, Mildred Holmes, Burke County, Annie Jo Holmes, Jackie Holmes, Joann Holmes, Waynesboro, Ann Walker, Memphis, Tenn.; Patricia Fleming, Clarkville, Tenn.; Vivian Holmes, Ft., Lauderdale, Fla.; four grandchildren, Willena C. Holmes, Don Rivers, Jr., Taiesha Rivers, Brittany Holmes; two sisters-in-law; nine brothers-in-law; and a host of other relatives. Williams Funeral Home, 2945 Old Tobacco Road, Hephzibah.
The Augusta Chronicle September 7 2002