Ralph Eugene Holmes

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, January 6, 2016


Aug. 22, 1953 – Jan. 1, 2016

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CRANFIELD — Memorial services for Ralph Eugene Holmes, 62, of Roxie, who died Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at Merit Health Natchez, will be 11 a.m. today at Cranfield Baptist Church in Roxie.

Mr. Holmes was born Aug. 22, 1953, in Wisner, La., the son of Leslie Eugene Holmes and Dorothy Elizabeth Floyd Holmes.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Terry Lee Holmes; and three siblings, Curtis Holmes, Pamela Perkins and Bobby Case.

Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Renfrow Holmes; one daughter, Angel Rourks and husband, Judson; one son, Wiley Eugene “Pickle” Dunson; two stepsons, Dutt Wilson and wife, Amanda, and Cody Wade Jones; eight grandchildren, Michael Rourks and wife, Tabby, Heather Rourks, Emily Dawn Holmes, Carly Faith Davis, Destiny Storm Davis, Tristan Hope Davis, Dusty and Dakota Wilson; nine great-grandchildren, Kaiden, Daythan and Chasity Rourks, Nevaeh and Brantlie Allen Anderson, Paityn Jackson, Ma’Kinley and Yasmin Rogers and Makenna Nyel Holmes; one sister, Carol Wallace and husband, Ricky, of Natchez; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.