AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Odell Holmes, Sr., 85, of 168 Whispering Pine Terrace, Aiken, died Tuesday, January 3, 2006, at his residence. Funeral services to be announced by Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home, Aiken. Survivors include five daughters, Viola Holmes Jones, Aiken, Onell (Anthony) Kimberly, Jacksonville, Fla., Eleanore H. (Hastings) Moore, Aiken, Connie Moye, Jacksonville, Fla., Deniece (Albert) Wimberely, Aiken; three sons, Odell (Kelly) Holmes, Jr., Albert W. (Mary Alice) Holmes and Warren (Juanita) Holmes, all of Aiken; two sisters, Fannie Peaks, Newport News, Va., and Marie Cathy, Ohio; 24 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Mr. Holmes was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, East Congregation, Aiken, for over 58 years. Friends may call at the residence. Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home, Aiken.
The Augusta Chronicle January 4, 2006