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Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Jessie Willard  HOLMES

  (b. 17 June 1923 Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, USA   d. 13 September 1986 Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA )  

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Jessie Willard HOLMES was born 17 June 1923 in Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, USA. Jessie Willard HOLMES was the child of Nolie Everett HOLMES   and   Esther Mae NELSON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Mathew William HOLMES and Annie KIDD (maternal)  John Henry NELSON and Freddie May JOHNSON

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He married  Doris WILLIS 7 December 1942 .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Doris WILLIS  was born 5 September 1925 in Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA.  She died 17 January 2011 in Lexington, South Carolina, USA.  She was the daughter of Otho Gridley WILLIS and Murtie Martelia MCCLURE.

Jessie Willard HOLMES died 13 September 1986 in Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA.
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Jessie Willard HOLMES married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Doris WILLIS-- Date: 7 December 1942 Place: 
Doris WILLIS was the daughter of Otho Gridley WILLIS and Murtie Martelia MCCLURE


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17 June 1923
Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, USA


Name: Jessie Willard Holmes
Birth Date: 17 Jun 1923
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Tahoka, Lynn, Texas, USA
Father: N E Holmes
Father Birth Place: Jack County, Texas
Mother: Esther Nelson
Mother Birth Place: Moran County, Texas
Mother Residence: Tahoka, Texas Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.
1930 U.S. Census

1930 Deaf Smith, Texas

Name: Willard Holmes
Birth Year: abt 1923
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Texas
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1930: Precinct 2, Deaf Smith, Texas
Map of Home: View Map
Dwelling Number: 146
Family Number: 158
Attended School: No
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Nolie Holmes 34
Ester Holmes 25
Willard...

1942 Marriage / Partner
Jessie Willard HOLMES and Doris WILLIS 7 December 1942,
13 September 1986
Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA

Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico
September 13, 1986

Services for Jess Willard Holmes, 63, 205 S. 11th St., will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Denton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Will Steinsick of Hillcrest United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Carlsbad Cemetery.

Mr. Holmes was born June 17, 1923, in Tahoka, Texas. He was in the U.S. Navy during World War II where he served in the Pacific from 1942 until 1946. He worked at Potash Company of America as a mine developing engineer. He retired in 1984.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Holmes, Carlsbad; one son, Jim Holmes, Berkeley Spring, W.Va.; a daughter, Marilyn Haddrill, Carlsbad; his father, Nolie Holmes, Carlsbad; four sisters, Pearl Sherrill, Othell Carlton and Addlene Hammond, all of Carlsbad, and Betty Teague, Eunice, N.M.; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Box 41, Carlsbad, 88220.

Jessie is buried at: Carlsbad Cemetery Carlsbad Eddy County New Mexico, USA Plot: Division A

Added: 8/29/2016 9:41:36 AM - Updated: 9/19/2017 8:07:34 AM

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