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 Tennyson Bell Holmes, Sr

Tennyson Bell Holmes, Sr

Tennessee, USA
Death 19 Oct 2017 (aged 102)
Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 184664245 · View Source
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Mr. Tennyson Bell Holmes 102, of Tullahoma, passed Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare Harton after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Birdie and Ellis Holmes born on November 7, 1914.

He was preceded in death by his wife of Naniva Vaughn Holmes of 62 years. In addition, He was preceded in death by his second wife, Rival Shaw Holmes; two sons, Ronnie Holmes, Richard Holmes, and Daughter, Hazel Thurston.

He leaves to cherish his memories are two sons, Tennyson Jr and Ernest Holmes and five daughters, Margaret, Donna, Alice (Richard) Rowe, Madge, and Grace(Wayne) McGee.

43 grandchildren, 133 great grandchildren, 95 great great grandchildren, one sister in law, Eddie Cameron. Host of nieces, nephew, cousins, and friends. Special Friends are Mrs. Willie Mae Crutchfield, Mrs. Peggy Northcutt, Mrs. Lena Hatcher, Dr. Jessie Campbell

Visitation, Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Funeral Services to follow at 1:00 pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Elder Paul Rippy Sr officiating and Pastor Elmore Torbert, Jr as Eulogist.

Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.

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  • Created by: John Flack
  • Added: 26 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184664245
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Tennyson Bell Holmes, Sr (7 Nov 1914–19 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184664245, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Tullahoma, Coffee County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by John Flack (contributor 47049065) .