Obituary: Wilda Listina Holmes


Funeral services for Wilda Listina Holmes, 87, of Eva will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church, with Heath Williams and Josh Mason officiating; interment in Gum Pond Cemetery.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Holmes passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at her residence. She was born Nov. 18, 1931 to Alvin O. and Lilly Millwood.

She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson Shane Holmes. Wilda was the last surviving sibling of 13.

Survivors include her husband Arvid L. Holmes; children Danny (Anita) Holmes, Jerry (Susan) Holmes, Wanda (Scott) Hunt, and Jeff Holmes; grandchildren Terry (Angela) Holmes, Michael (Amanda) Holmes, Kristy (Jonathan) Sears, Adam (Nicole) Holmes, Jamie (Bridget) Holmes, Seth (Brittany) Holmes, Char (Kevin) Fisk, Kendall (Kenda) Hunt, and Debra McGlone; great-grandchildren Jon Holmes, Savannah Holmes, Michaela Holmes, Tatum (Garrett) Garvin, Lanna Fisk, Merritt Fisk, Brianna (Joshua) Hitch, Andrea McGlone, Austin Hunt, Austin Holmes, Harmony Holmes, Kayd Martin, Ella Holmes, Oakley Holmes, Kayden Holmes, Kenlea Holmes, Annie Holmes and Amy Holmes; and one great-great-grandchild on the way.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 at Gum Pond Primitive Baptist Church.