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3994 Monroe Hwy
Ball, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
(SM/SGT RET) Edward Holmes

(SM/SGT RET) Edward A. Holmes

Monday, December 31st, 1928 - Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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SM/SGT (retired) Edward A. Holmes entered eternal rest on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at his residence in Deville, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services with full military honors for Sgt Holmes will be on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana with Rev. Jim Koonce officiating. Burial will follow on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Oak Shade Cemetery in Cleveland, Texas under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home in Ball, Louisiana.

Visitation for Sgt. Holmes will be on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Gallagher Funeral Home.

Sgt. Holmes was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force for over 22 years. Edward was a member of Homewood Baptist Church in Alexandria where he served as a deacon for 25 years. He loved to fish, play guitar in the Homewood Church band, was a Shriner for 50 years and a Gideon for over 20 years.

Sgt. Holmes was preceded in death by his wives, Etna Holmes and Nadine Holmes; his parents, Alvis and Pearl Holmes; three brothers, Bryant Holmes, Jimmy Holmes and Carlton Holmes and a step-son, Phil Blackwell.

Mr. Holmes is survived by a daughter, Patricia Holmes of Deville; two grandchildren, Michael Fontenot (Clare) and Tammy Belgard (Lane); three great-grandchildren, Ashlee Belgard, Christian Fontenot and Kellee Belgard and his beloved Granddog "Duke" and cat, "Booter".

The Holmes family would like to thank St. Joseph Hospice for the love and care shown to Mr. Holmes.
Pallbearers honored to serve are, Mandy Fortenberry, David Schneider, Larry Holmes, Mike Haynes, Lane Belgard, Earl Dugger, Steve Lloyd, Frank McCorvey, George Holmes, Bryant Holmes, Ronnie Stephens and Rodney Belgard.

In lieu of flowers, family request memorials be made to The Gideon International, P.O. Box 7676, Alexandria, La. 71306
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Service

    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    Address
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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    Officiant
    Reverend Jimmy Koonce
  • Interment

    Location
    Oak Shade Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    1807 County Road 2212
    CLEVELAND, TX 77327
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