Ruth Holmes, 49, wife of Rusty Holmes of Marked Tree, died April 2, 2002 at their residence. Born in Lepanto on May 21, 1953, she was a member of First United Methodist Church of Trumann and was preceded in death by her son Nicholas Holmes. She was a security officer with Burns International Security.
She is survived by one daughter, Holly Holmes of Lepanto; three sisters, Mildred Teague of Marked Tree, Lori Cassidy of Trumann and Shannon McKinness of Lepanto; four brothers, Jack McKinness of Fayetteville, Elmo McKinness of Lepanto, John McKinness of Charleston and Jerry McKinness of Payneway and her mother Hazel McKinness of Lepanto.
Services, provided by Murphy Funeral Home, will be Thursday, April 4 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home chapel with burial in Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto. Rev. Captain Lovell will officiate the service.
Pallbearers are Robbie Bankston, Glenn Gillis, Charles Williams, Leroy Madlock, Eddie Holmes and Gary Pace. Honorary pallbearers are Owen Miller, Cliff VanHoozer, Michael Brumley and Don Barrier.