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Russell Lee Holmes

December 1, 1964 — March 22, 2023

New Johnsonville

Mr. Russell Lee Holmes, age: 58

 

Of: New Johnsonville, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023. Russell Holmes was born December 1, 1964, in Nashville, Tennessee, to Jimmie Franklin Holmes, Sr. and Mae Elizabeth Harris Holmes. He was married to Betty May O’Neal Holmes. Russell was an avid lover of Harley Davidson motorcycles, Peterbilt trucks, fishing, turkey hunting, and he was a huge jokester. He especially loved spending time with his precious family and his Doberman Pinschers.

 

Visitation will be held Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., and Monday, March 27, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at the Humphreys County Funeral Home.

 

Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 27, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., at Humphreys County Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Alinda Bohanon and Bro. Joe Rhodes officiating.

 

Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery in New Johnsonville, TN

 

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Humphreys County Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

 

Survivors:

 

Wife:

    Betty Holmes of New Johnsonville, TN

 

2 Sons:

   Nick Holmes (Sherrie) of New Johnsonville, TN

   Jake Holmes (Heather) of Cumberland City, TN

 

1 Daughter:

   Natalie Holmes Curtis (Zach) of New Johnsonville, TN

 

Mother:

   Mae Mallard of Waverly, TN

 

3 Half-Brothers:

   Tim Holmes of AR

   Joe Holmes (Anita) of AR

   Nathanael Holmes (Susanna) of VA

 

3 Sisters:

   Sheila Holmes (Bart Uharriet) of Pearl, MS

   Becky Rachford (Don) of McEwen, TN

   Melissa Hildreth (Joe) of Waverly, TN

 

1 Half-Sister:

   Hope Holmes of AR

 

5 Grandchildren:

   Riley Collins, Gabby, Lexie, Dallas, and Mackenzie Holmes

 

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends

 

Preceded in death by:

 

Father: Jimmie Franklin Holmes, Sr.

Brother: Jimmie Franklin Holmes, Jr.

 

Arrangements by Humphreys County Funeral Home (931) 296-5955

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, March 26, 2023

11:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Visitation

Monday, March 27, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Funeral Service

Monday, March 27, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 East Main Street, Waverly, TN 37185

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Interment

Monday, March 27, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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