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Shirley Ann Tucker Holmes

Birth
Alabama, USA
Death
23 Feb 2024 (aged 91)
Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA Add to Map
Plot
70 Lot 83 Grave #03
Memorial ID
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Ms. Shirley Ann Tucker Holmes, of Dyersburg, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday, February 23, 2024. She was born June 17, 1932 in Urbana, AR to the late Shirley & Sally Tucker. Her main calling in life was a s a homemaker and caregiver, raising her seven children and later working in a daycare where her grandchildren attended along with countless other children. She was an avid reader and for many years she loved to gift ceramic items, that she made, to family and friends. She worked part-time in real-estate and at one point, with her best friend selling fire alarms. Her grandchildren were her life in later years, never saying "no" where they were concerned. Family vacations to the beach were some of her favorite times away.

She is survived by her son, John Holmes & wife, Toni, her daughters, Kathy Boals Yarbro, Mary Patterson & husband, Tim, Missy Ivy & husband, Tim and a daughter-in-law, Jamie Holmes. She was loved as "Grandma" by her 12 grandchildren: Jennifer Boals Cozort, Patrick Boals, Andrew Holmes, Mark Holmes, Katie McFadden, Spencer Boals, Cammy Farkas, T.J. Ivy, Matthew Patterson, Thomas Ivy, Gracie Patterson & Luke Patterson and her great-grandchildren: Tucker & Kyle Cozort, Maclyn, Carter & Ruby Boals, Josalyn, Daylin & Ashton McFadden, Emma Farkas, Lane Brumfield, Delia & Mabel Holmes, Hannah, Emerson & Zoe Holmes and her great-great grandson, George Tucker Cozort. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, her high school sweetheart & husband of 74 years, Henry T. Holmes, Jr.,and her sons, Henry T. "Trimmy" Holmes III, Gary Holmes and Joey Holmes, her beloved son-in-laws, Larry Mac Boals and George Yarbro, her granddaughters, Chloe & Molly Patterson and great-granddaughter, Phoebe Boals. 

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Dyersburg, TN. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery with Shirley's grandsons serving as pallbearers and great-grandsons as honorary pallbearers. 

The family request that memorials be directed to the ministries of Holy Angels Catholic Church.  



Ms. Shirley Ann Tucker Holmes, of Dyersburg, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday, February 23, 2024. She was born June 17, 1932 in Urbana, AR to the late Shirley & Sally Tucker. Her main calling in life was a s a homemaker and caregiver, raising her seven children and later working in a daycare where her grandchildren attended along with countless other children. She was an avid reader and for many years she loved to gift ceramic items, that she made, to family and friends. She worked part-time in real-estate and at one point, with her best friend selling fire alarms. Her grandchildren were her life in later years, never saying "no" where they were concerned. Family vacations to the beach were some of her favorite times away.

She is survived by her son, John Holmes & wife, Toni, her daughters, Kathy Boals Yarbro, Mary Patterson & husband, Tim, Missy Ivy & husband, Tim and a daughter-in-law, Jamie Holmes. She was loved as "Grandma" by her 12 grandchildren: Jennifer Boals Cozort, Patrick Boals, Andrew Holmes, Mark Holmes, Katie McFadden, Spencer Boals, Cammy Farkas, T.J. Ivy, Matthew Patterson, Thomas Ivy, Gracie Patterson & Luke Patterson and her great-grandchildren: Tucker & Kyle Cozort, Maclyn, Carter & Ruby Boals, Josalyn, Daylin & Ashton McFadden, Emma Farkas, Lane Brumfield, Delia & Mabel Holmes, Hannah, Emerson & Zoe Holmes and her great-great grandson, George Tucker Cozort. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, her high school sweetheart & husband of 74 years, Henry T. Holmes, Jr.,and her sons, Henry T. "Trimmy" Holmes III, Gary Holmes and Joey Holmes, her beloved son-in-laws, Larry Mac Boals and George Yarbro, her granddaughters, Chloe & Molly Patterson and great-granddaughter, Phoebe Boals. 

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Dyersburg, TN. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery with Shirley's grandsons serving as pallbearers and great-grandsons as honorary pallbearers. 

The family request that memorials be directed to the ministries of Holy Angels Catholic Church.  





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