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Priscilla Holmes

Priscilla Holmes

Sunday, December 14th, 1924 Friday, March 1st, 2019

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Obituary for Priscilla Lee Holmes

Priscilla Lee Holmes was born in Shepherdstown, West Virginia on December 14, 1924. She passed away at age 94 on March 1, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Visitation with the family will begin at 10 A.M. and the Celebration of Life service will start at 11 A.M. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4257 Kearnysville Pike on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Burial Service will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery followed by a Repast for family and friends at Asbury Church.

Priscilla was married to Clarence Holmes for 12 years and they had two sons, Clarence Washington and Robert Holmes. After a divorce, she moved to New York City and worked as a maid at two hotels. Her sons retired her in 1978. She moved to Seoul, Korea to live with Clarence and then Robert in Atlanta, Georgia.

Priscilla became a community volunteer at Southwest Community Hospital, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia and the AARP. She served as President of senior tenant associations at Friendship Towers and Wheat Street Towers.

Priscilla was a loving mother to her 2 sons, 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. She is survived by her son Robert Holmes, sister Dora Washington and a host nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Marstella Washington, her son Clarence Washington, brothers Harry Washington, Jr. And Robert Washington, and sisters Mary Brown, Charity Cooke, Josephine Pollard, Charlotte Tucker and Genevieve Monroe.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Asbury United Methodist - Shepherdstown
    4257 Kearneysville Pike
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Asbury United Methodist - Shepherdstown
    4257 Kearneysville Pike
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019
    Rev. Tommy Murray
  • Interment

    Rose Hill Cemetery - Shepherdstown, WV

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My deepest sympathies to the Lee family and friends. I know this is a difficult time for you. Losing a loved one in death is never easy. God's word the Bible offers comfort for the family but gives hope for both the family and the deceased. At John 6:40 Jesus stated, "For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who recognizes the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day.” Moreover Jehovah God has promised to make all thigs new as stated at Revelation 21:4,5, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” And the One seated on the throne said: “Look! I am making all things new." Reflect on these promises as well as your memories to get you through the days ahead.
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