Jack L. Holmes, 82, of Terry, died August 29, 2008 at his residence. Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Saturday and 1pm-2pm Sunday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 2pm Sunday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial in Terry Cemetery.
Mr. Holmes was a native of Oxford. He had lived in the Terry community since 1958. He was a retired roofing contractor. Mr. Holmes was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Mattie Ruth Farmer Holmes; sons, Donald Jack Holmes of Utica, Gary Holmes of Terry, and Thomas Holmes of Utica; daughters, Mary Francis Lewis of Crystal Springs, Evelyn Darnell of Terry and Lee Dunnaway of Terry; sister, Christine Martin of Batesville; and 18 grandchildren.