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Madelyn Nelson Holmes
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1921
Death: Dec. 24, 2007

Madelyn Nelson Holmes 86 died Monday December 24, 2007. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday. Burial will follow at Deepstep United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Holmes was a native of Hancock County but had made her home in Milledgeville since 1946. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Thomas and Marietta Jones Nelson. She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women and taught school in Washington and Baldwin Counties and also taught Adult Basic Education at Central State Hospital for 10 years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church where she served on the Administrative Board, Nominating, Missions and Evangelism Committees. She was a member of Smith-Bivins Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women and taught pre-school Sunday school Classes for several years.

Survivors include her husband Raymond Holmes, Sr. of Milledgeville, two sons, Raymond Holmes, Jr. (Sally) of LaGrange, GA; Johnny Holmes (Lelia) of Milledgeville, one daughter, Julie Holmes Horton (John) of North Augusta, SC, one grandson, Raymond Holmes III, (Susan) of Fishers, Indiana, five granddaughters, Maggie Holmes of Asheville, NC, Leslie Horton Nordmann (Michael), April C. Davis (Josh) of North Augusta, Angela Day (Chaz) of Abilene, TX, and Ashley Holmes of Milledgeville, two great grandchildren, Drew Holmes and Gabby Day.

Family links: 
  Joseph Thomas Nelson (1877 - 1949)
  Marietta Jones Nelson (1883 - 1968)
  Raymond D. Holmes (1914 - 2010)
  Julia Thomas Nelson (1913 - 1988)*
  Florence Nelson Hamilton (1915 - 2002)*
  James Leon Nelson (1917 - 1918)*
  James Leon Nelson (1917 - 1918)*
  Madelyn Nelson Holmes (1921 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Wife of
Raymond D Holmes

Beloved, Wife, Mother, Grandmother
Deepstep United Methodist Church Cemetery
Washington County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Dec 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23562600
Madelyn <i>Nelson</i> Holmes
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Madelyn <i>Nelson</i> Holmes
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