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Obit – W J Holmes

W J Holmes, 73 of Bloomington Springs, Tennessee passed from this life on Monday, January 25, 2021, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

W J was born Sunday, April 6, 1947, in Hartsville, Tennessee, and he was the son of the late William Jonah Holmes and the late Ruby Estelle (Sircy) Holmes.

W J was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.  He loved the Lord with all of his heart.  W J was a wonderful man, was loved by all that knew him, and he will be greatly missed.

W J is survived by, 2 Grandchildren, Sarena Thomas and partner Tim Hill, and Joshua and Jessie Thomas;  7 Great-Grandchildren, David, Alexia, and Nathaniel Campbell, Joshua Jonah, Hayden Stanton, and Ellie Mae Grace Thomas, and Lillian Sophia Hill;  2 Sisters, Beverly and Neal Denton, and Dianne and Jimmy Smith; 2 Brothers, John Holmes, and Jimmy and Wanda Holmes; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.

In addition to his parents, W J was preceded in death by, Daughter, Sabrina Kay Holmes; Wife, Alma Lois (Roberts) Holmes; 4 Brothers, James Shepard, J P, Carl, and Paul Holmes; Sisters, Mazel Albritton, Mary Munsey, Frances Martin, and Estelle Martin.

Funeral Service for W J Holmes will be held Friday, January 29, 2021, at 1:00 pm from the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Sister Peggy Sutton officiating.  Interment will follow in the Currys Chapel Cemetery, Granville, Tennessee.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, January 29, 2021, at Presley Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mount Pleasant Church of God, 158 Dyer Branch Road, Gordonsville, Tennessee, 38563.

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Arrangements entrusted to Presley Funeral Home.