Carol Holmes
July 26, 1932  -  January 30, 2018

Carol Holmes

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RushingEstesKnowles Mortuary
220 S. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Sunday, February 4, 2018
3:00 p.m.
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Knippa Cemetery
Hwy. 90 East
Knippa, TX  78870
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M. D, Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX  77030

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund
250 S. FM 1049
Knippa, TX  78870

Carol Holmes of Knippa passed away on January 30, 2018, in Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas at the age of 85. She was born on July 26, 1932 in Borger Texas to Walter Alison Crank and Gertrude Lee (Smith) Crank. She married Robert Holmes on January 30, 1951. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Robert Holmes, of Knippa; daughter, Linda Ede and husband, Frank of Knippa; two sons, LTC (R) Steve Holmes of Parkville, MO., and Randy Holmes and wife, Judy of Uvalde; one brother, Jim Crank and wife, Mary of McKinny, TX and sister-in –law, Joanne Crank of Idabel, OK, six grandchildren, Christy Allan and husband, Chris, Paul Ede and wife, Nan, Matthew Ede, Hayden Holmes and companion, Amanda Nietenhoefer, Harper Holmes, Quint Murr and wife, Dannie; five greatgrandchildren Madelyn and Abygail Allan, Bruce and Brady Ede and Easton Murr; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Roger Crank.
Funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 3:00 PM, at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel in Uvalde. Interment will follow in the Knippa Cemetery. Mr. Ray Melton will officiate. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Chris Allan, Paul Ede, Matthew Ede, Hayden Holmes, Harper Holmes, and Quint Murr.
Memorial donations may be made to M. D, Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030 or Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund, 250 S. FM 1049, Knippa, TX 78870


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  1. Donna Connell
    Uvalde, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy and much love to you all. Keeping you in my prayers.

    Donna Connell

  2. Kent McDaniel
    Idabel, OK

    I am sorry to hear about your loss. She was other Mom when we're in school. I how y'all feel. Mom passed away on April 1,2003 and dad passed away on December 9, 2017. If I can help or you want call. 580-306-6070.
    Love y'all
    Kent McDaniel

  3. Debbie (Ross) Minyard
    Valliant, OK

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have wonderful memories of our good neighbors for so many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Carol was a one of a kind lady.

  4. Pam RossJohnson
    Garvin, OK

    Robert,Linda, Steve and Randy,
    I am so sorry to hear about Carol. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Pam RossJohnson
    Garvin, OK

    Robert,Linda, Steve and Randy,
    I am so sorry to hear about Carol. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Robin McDaniel
    Idabel, OK

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family for comfort and peace.

  7. Carol Davis
    McAllen, TX

    To: The Holmes & Ede Families
    So sorry for your loss. She was a remarkable woman. I will never forget the times we spent together. God has another Angel around the Throne.
    Love & Condolences to all.

  8. Helen and David Cates
    Uvalde, TX

    With sincere sympathy to the Robert Holmes Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Helen and David Cates

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