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Mary Willard "Willa" Thigpen Holmes
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1891
Death: Nov. 5, 1980

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Mary "Willa" Thigpen and Clardee A. Holmes were married on May 22, 1908 in Montgomery County, Georgia.

They had 4 Children:
Carl Taylor Holmes: 1909 - 1963
Dudley Holmes: 1912 - ?
Edderee Holmes: 1916 - ?
Wetlyn Holmes: 1924 - ?

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Funeral services for Mrs. Willa Thigpen Holmes age 89 of Burketts Ferry Road who passed away at the Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta Wednesday morning after an extended illness were held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Johns and Rev. C. G. Ward officiating.

Interment was in the Hazlehurst Cemetery.

Mrs. Holmes was a native of Soperton, Ga., and has resided in Hazlehurst most of her life where she was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was the widow of the late C.A. Holmes

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Eddie Ree McCrary of Atlanta, two sons, Jack Holmes and Dudley Holmes both of Atlanta, two brothers, D.A. Thigpen of Vidalia and J.L Thigpen of Savannah, a sister, Mrs. Dealvah Barwick of St. Simons, Island, Ga., four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Contributed by
Robert Calhoun

Source:
Susan Barwick
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Any and all new information is greatly appreciated.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lawton Anthony Thigpen (1867 - 1933)
  Teresa Phillips Thigpen (1870 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Clardee Armstrong Holmes (1884 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Carl Taylor Holmes (1909 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Thigpen*
  Infant Thigpen*
  Infant Thigpen*
  Infant Thigpen*
  Wilder Lawton Thigpen (1887 - 1948)*
  Mary Willard Thigpen Holmes (1891 - 1980)
  Stella Thigpen Bedgood (1893 - 1978)*
  Millie Clio Thigpen (1896 - 1899)*
  Walter C. Thigpen (1898 - 1969)*
  Luck DeAlvah Thigpen Barwick (1900 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Much Thanks goes to the Original Creators of this memorial and for their hard work Miss Faye and her Sister.
 
Burial:
Hazlehurst City Cemetery
Hazlehurst
Jeff Davis County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Denise Warnock
Originally Created by: Faye S. Sinclair
Record added: May 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90280311
Mary Willard Willa <i>Thigpen</i> Holmes
Added by: Kay W. Waters
 
Mary Willard Willa <i>Thigpen</i> Holmes
Added by: Kay W. Waters
 
Mary Willard Willa <i>Thigpen</i> Holmes
Added by: Kay W. Waters
 
 
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