Shirley Senn Holmes

Shirley Senn Holmes, age 78, of 114 Frontier Dr. and wife of the late Jack Perry Holmes, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Enoree, she was a daughter of the late Julian Mills and Johnnie McDaniel Senn.  A member of First Baptist Church of Laurens and longtime Board Member of the Robert R. Bell Federation of the Blind, Mrs. Holmes was a lifelong, dedicated nurse and retired from Laurens District 55 School System.

She is survived by:  her children, Dr. Jacquelyn Holmes Burns and husband Tommy of Mountville, Jeffrey Neal Holmes and wife Sarah of Nashville, TN, and Joseph P. Holmes and wife Suellen of Laurens; grandchildren, Hunter J. Holmes and wife Brie and Nolan A. Burns; great grandson, Harper Jack Holmes; and sisters in law, Sara Miller Harper of Augusta, GA, Sarah Nelson Holmes of MO; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Marietta Senn Harper.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 pm, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Laurens, conducted by the Rev. Rickey Letson with burial in Lanford Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence and will visit with friends at The Kennedy Mortuary from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Rocky Bottom Camp of the Blind, 123 Hancock Road Sunset, SC 29685, or to Heifer Project International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202.

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