Evelyn M. Holmes, 94, of Dayton, died Monday, May 5, 2014 in her home. She was retired from the Mansfield Schools, and a member of the Dayton Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Holmes; her father, Alexander J. McCann; her mother and step-father, Reva and Foss Ferguson, and a grandson, Tommy L. Holmes, Jr.
She is survived by one daughter, Joyce Williams and husband Lendal of Huntington; one son, Tommy Holmes and wife Susie of Dayton; one sister, Charlotte Harbold of Fort Smith; four grandchildren, Jennifer Holmes of Greenwood, Len Williams of Huntington, Steven Williams of Huntington, and Dennis Williams of Mansfield, fourteen great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren .
Funeral service was Thursday, May 8 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Dayton Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandsons: Len, Dennis, and Steven Williams, and great-grandsons: Jared, Derek and Levi Williams, and Trace and Tyler Holmes.