Sharon E. Holmes

Sharon E. Holmes, 72, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, July 2, 2018, at 3:58 a.m. at Markle Health and Rehabilitation.

Mrs. Holmes graduated from Geneva High School in 1963. She was a homemaker and a member of Etna Avenue Wesleyan Church in Huntington.

She was born Aug. 24, 1945, in Belle Fountain to Owen and Ada V. Wallace Watkins. She married Clyde Holmes on March 28, 1965, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Berne, and he survives.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Christina (Lynn) Minick, of Russiaville, and Sandra (Scott) Pinney and Patricia (Kevin) Mellendorf, both of Huntington; a son, Kevin Holmes of Huntington; a brother, John (Mathilde) Watkins, of Brookville, OH; two sisters, Virginia Robinson, of Venice, FL, and Linda Watkins, of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Calling is Friday, July 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will follow immediately after at noon at the mortuary, with Rev. Tom Bradley officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorials are to Markle Health and Rehabilitation, in care of the mortuary.
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