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Simon Casper ‘Sammy’ Holmes Jr.

Staff Reports • Jan 3, 2018 at 1:22 PM

The family of Mr. Holmes will be accepting friends Friday from 3-8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon. The funeral service is Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home. Interment will follow the service in Butler Cemetery in Jackson County. 

Sammy Holmes, of Lebanon, passed away Jan. 2, 2018 at age 62. 

Pallbearers will be Raymond Brooks, Jason Harp, Phillip Holmes, Shannon Harp, Dewayne Bain, Wayne Woodard, Randy Whited and Wally Webb. Honorary pallbearers will be Daryl Young and Bobby Rader. 

Special thanks goes to Dr. Steven Cooper, nurse Melinda Taylor and the nurses, staff and patients of NHC Smithville.

Sammy is preceded in death by his parents, Simon Casper Sr. and Georgie Dixon Holmes; sisters, Sadie Irene Holmes, Mamie Marie McMahon; brothers, Herbert Juvy Holmes, James Darrell Holmes, Mack Howard Holmes; sister-in-law, Jean Holmes; and brothers-in-law, Eugene Whited and Nathan McClure. 

He is survived by his sisters, Ruth McClure, Betty Whited, Sue (Finis) Baines, Estelle (Jimmy D.) Harp, Nancy (Robbie) Harp, Mary (Albert) Colwell, Judy (Jimmy) Lynch, Nora (Jeff) Parker, Linda (Norman) Webb; brother, Herman Holmes; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-9393.

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