Edith Erlene Holmes

Edith Holmes Obituary PhotoEdith Erlene Holmes, 84, of Merriam Woods, MO, formerly of Nevada County, AR, July 16, 1933 - January 8, 2018.

Edith Erlene Holmes of Merriam Woods, Missouri was called to the Lord on Monday, January 8, 2018. She was born on July 16, 1933, to Virgil and Rena (Lusby) Rogers in Nevada County, Arkansas. Erlene was preceded in death by her parents, brother Travis Rogers and sister Shirley Rogers-Ingram. Erlene left this world peacefully, with her family at her side, no longer hurting from her pain.

She is survived by the love of her life of 65 years, Bobby Holmes, whom she joined in marriage on June 7, 1952. Son Gary Holmes and wife Ede of Rogers, Arkansas; daughter Peggy Holmes of Merriam Woods, Missouri.  Grandchildren: Travis Panther and wife Nikki; David Holmes, and Katie Holmes.

Besides her family, Erlene loved cooking, camping, music, and her church.  Most of all, she loved her grandkids and her pets, especially Choco.

A memorial service celebrating Erleneā€™s life will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Friendship Freewill Baptist Church in Branson, Missouri, with Pastor Wendell Crosswhite and Bill Snowden officiating.

Erlene would be honored by any memorials going to Taney County Animal Care and Control in Hollister, Missouri, or a pet shelter of your choice. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.

Published on OzarksRemembers.com on January 11, 2018.