Edgar Holmes, Jr.
Edgar Sanders Holmes, Jr., 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 in a local hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean Conflict. He retired from Atlanta Life Insurance Company. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Holmes, Sr. and Annie Bell Holmes; brother, James Holmes; sister-in-law, Mary Holmes. Survivors include his wife, Mable Baker Holmes; son, Edgar Holmes, III; brothers-in-law, Earven (Geraldine) Baker and Charles (Doris) Baker all of Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Alice Baker Spence of Memphis; devoted nephew, Kenneth Holmes of Clarksville; devoted niece, Wanda Perry of Florida; other nieces; nephews; cousins; relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state today after 1 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastor Andrew J. Bullard, III as the eulogist.