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MRS. MARTHA JANE HOLMES

Submitted by Charisse Floyd

Log Cabin Democrat
Fri., 21 May 1943

MRS. EDWARD HOLMES SUCCUMBS AT NAYLOR

Mrs. Martha Jane Holmes, 58, [wife] of Edward Holmes, died at her home in the Naylor Community, near Mount Vernon, last night. Mrs. Holmes had been ill three years. She was born at Morganton, Van Buren County, January 22, 1885, and had lived at Naylor 16 years. She was a Baptist. Other survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Dempsey of near Conway, Mrs. Rosa Carmichael and Miss Lottie Holmes of near Vilonia; and three sisters, Mrs. Sallie Walker and Mrs. Amanda Cook of Heber Springs, and Mrs. Dora McClaren of Lake Providence, La. Funeral services were conducted at Marcus Hill Cemetery at 3 p.m. today by Rev. J.H. Lane and burial was in charge of Doolin's Funeral Home.