September 27, 1945 - July 7, 2019 Barbara Anne Holmes; Ms. Barbara Holmes departed this life Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family in Auburn, Alabama, she was 73. Ms. Barbara was born September 27, 1945 in Manhattan, NY, to the late Clifford Holmes, Sr. and Dorothy Scott Dallas Grace. She was preceded in death by: a son, Anthony Holmes; sister, Mary Yvonne Scott; brother Clifford Holmes, Jr.; and lifelong companion, Willie Oliver. She was a member of the St. Luke Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Auburn, AL where she served on the finance committee until her health failed. Her memories will be cherished by: her children, David (Susie) Holmes of Opelika, AL, Audrey "Vickie" (Michael) Tinsley and Michael (Tonja) Holmes both of Auburn, AL; one brother, Lawrence (Diane) Grace of Cordova, TN; special cousin as a sister, Shelia Harris of Opelika, AL; seven grandchildren, Latasha Byrd, Lajoye Nicole (Demarrick) Evans, Anthony Mario (Kearra) Holmes, Robert Holmes, D'Zondria Jones, De'Mikyle Holmes all of Auburn, AL and DeMarius (Aquarious) Holmes of Killeen, TX; eleven great-grandchildren, Ta'nyzha, Daylan, Ja'kyra, Latravis , Tamarcus, My'asia, Ladasia, Dusten, Ava Joy, Chloe, Jutari; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. At the family's request, there will be no public viewing. Ms. Holmes will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the service. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at St. Luke C.M.E. Church, 213 N. Donahue Drive, Auburn, AL 36830 with interment in Westview Cemetery, Reverend Morris E. Lewis, Pastor and Reverend Desmond Scaife, Eulogist. Harris Funeral Home is directing to view and sign registry

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