Willie T. Holmes


Graveside services for Willie T. Holmes were held Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11 a.m. from Herbert Cemetery with Bro. Hal Selby officiating.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Holmes, 89, of Starkville, MS, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

He was born in Tylertown, MS, and was a resident of Starkville for 60 years.  He then served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was employed as a civil engineer with Corp. of Engineers for several years, then started work with Calvert-Spradling Engineers until retirement.  Mr. Holmes was a member of Adaton Baptist Church in Starkville, MS.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Holmes; sisters, Janie Ellen Holmes and Julia Levicie Holmes.

Mr. Holmes was preceded in death by parents, James and Nettie Holmes; sisters, Myrtis Marie Nettles and Altie Irene Holmes; brother, James Carey Holmes.

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