Funeral services for  Joel  Holmes,  74,  of  Jackson  County,
TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015,  at  New
Hope Baptist Church in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow  in  the
Pharris  Cemetery  in  the  McCoinsville  community  of  Jackson
County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  at   the   funeral   home  on
Sunday  from  2 P.M. - 4 P.M., and  on  Monday from  6 P.M. - 9
P.M. The family will receive friends at  the  church  on  Tuesday
from 10 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away   on   Thursday,   February  26,  2015,   at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.

He was born October 5, 1940, in Worcester, Massachusetts, to
the  late  Joel  Osborne  Holmes, Jr.  and  Margaret  Hubbard
Holmes. On July 24, 2010, he  was  married  to  Norma  Holmes,
who survives. He was a tax professional enrolled  with  the  IRS,
and was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. He  served
as a pilot in the U.S. Navy.

In addition to his parents, he  was  preceded  in  death  by  2
infant siblings.

Survivors  include   his   Wife:   Norma  Holmes   of   Jackson
County,   TN,   and   formerly   of   Brown   County,   Indiana;   2
Daughters:  Megan (Gary) Depping  of  Graham,    Washington,
and Corrinne Joelle (Jason) Webb  of  St.  Paul,  Minnesota;    7
Grandchildren:    Annabelle "Annie",   Gabriel "Gabe",     Abigail
"Abby",  Samuel "Sam",   and  Elijah "Eli" Depping, Jacob Webb,
and Jordyn   Webb;  Stepchildren:   Tamara   Clouse,   Kimberly
Morgan,  Jon Harsch,   and   Robert Harsch,   all   of   Indiana; 1
Brother: Donald (Huong) Holmes of New York;  Cousin:  Bill and
wife    Carol   Harmon    of    Massachusetts;      and       several
step-grandchildren     and     step-great-grandchildren.     Other
relatives and friends also survive.

Bro.  Tom  Lyles   and   Randy  Heady   will  officiate  at   the

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations  may  be  made  to  the
King of Kings Radio Network in Somerset, KY, by contacting the
funeral home.
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