Betty J. Holmes

Betty J. Holmes
Betty J. Holmes of Gobles, Michigan, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2009, in Kalamazoo., Mrs. Holmes was born October 6, 1926, in Otsego to James and Laveva (Thaxton) Deaton and was a lifelong resident of the area. Betty enjoyed traveling, camping, vegetable gardening, fishing and especially enjoyed having the grandkids spend the night. Surviving are a son and a daughter, James (Iva) Holmes of Otsego and Linda Holmes of Plainwell; four grandchildren, Alesia, Tara, Timothy and William; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Carolyn Taylor, Patsy LaFountain and Nancy Fry, all of Otsego; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William Holmes, in 2008, and by a sister, Barbara Deaton. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, with Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Contributions in memory of Betty may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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