Thursday, December 17, 2009

Dwight Holmes, 66, of Purdy, and Ukiah, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2009.

He was born on May 20, 1943, to Gervais and Zelma (wormington) Holmes. He was united in marriage to Joyce Beck in Ukiah, Calif., on Aug. 20, 1966. She survives.

He retired as a machine operator for Masonite in California. he attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Cassville.

Additional survivors include: his mother; one son, James Holmes, of Butterfield; two daughters, Debra and Susie Holmes, both of Ukiah, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, James Holmes.

arrangements were under the care of Bennett-Wormington, Monett.