Tommy Lee Holmes, 87, of Hazen, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 2, 2022. He was born October 13, 1934. He was a retired farmer and a member of Center Point Missionary Baptist Church. He never met a stranger and enjoyed visiting and reminiscing with family and friends and working in his garden.
Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Edna Holmes of Hazen; his wife of 41 years, Bettye Minton Holmes of Hazen; his brother, B.R. Holmes of Hazen; sister, Lou Ellen Felts of Carlisle and wife of 22 years, Barbara Hill Holmes of Hazen.
He is survived by a son, Rick Holmes (Vickie) of Hazen; a daughter, Kathy Simmons (Ronnie) of Des Arc; 3 grandchildren, Jason Simmons (Jenny) and Josh
Simmons (Kim) all of Des Arc and Jake Holmes (Laura) of Hazen; 6 great-grandchildren, Owen, Ethan, and Jase Simmons all of Des Arc and Jebadiah, Nathaniel, and Naomi Holmes of Hazen and one on the way. He is also survived by 4 step-children, Rita House (Terry) of Ward, Lynne Eanes (Wade) of Cabot, Langiston Hill of Cabot and Holly Nabours (James) of Vinton, Louisiana; 14 step-grandchildren, 15 step-great grandchildren, and 4 step great great grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Center Point Missionary Baptist Church with visitation from 1:00 to 2:00 prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Center Point Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Center Point Missionary Baptist Church or Center Point Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.