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.