Former Pastor’s Wife is Now with the Lord

Elizabeth Martha Horne Holmes, 88, widow of Dr. Otis Holmes, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 7, 2010 at Barge Memorial Hospital.
Born in Dickenson County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Preston and Martha Kiser Horne.

A loving mother, faithful pastor’s wife and elementary school teacher, she retired from the Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University. She was a member of Hampton Park Baptist Church.

Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Anne and Jim Watkins of Hindman, KY, Claudia and Dave Barba of Crossville, TN and Mary Ellen and Drew Conley of Greenville; very dear friend, Dianne Carter of Greenville; seven grandchildren, Susan (Michael) Croshaw, Jennifer Watkins, Stephanie (Steven) Shaw, Susannah and Jeremiah (Yiqian) Barba, and Matthew and Andrew Conley; three great grandsons, Zachary, Brendon and Christopher Shaw; a sister, June (Elmer) Osborne of Castlewood, VA; a brother, Cody (Pat) Horne of Ocala, FL; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hampton Park Baptist Church Planting Fund, 875 State Park Road, Greenville, SC 29609 or the Timothy Fund c/o Bob Jones University, 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, SC 29614.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 11:45 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Hampton Park Baptist Church with the funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. in the church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.


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