Roberta Lee Holmes

August 20, 1928May 5, 2019

Services for Roberta Lee Holmes will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria with Reverend Jean Mack Sanders officiating. An additional service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Moore & Sons Funeral Home, Arlington, Texas with Reverend Jo Biggersteaff officiating. Burial will be in Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, Texas.

The family requests that visitation be observed Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and Saturday at Moore & Sons Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m.

On the afternoon of May 5th 2019 Roberta went to sleep with God.

Roberta was a lover of life. She lived life to the fullest even through all the trials presented to her. She loved her family and friends with all her heart.

Roberta was a secretary for many years at First National in Abilene. She also worked for Saxon oil and the Saxon family until she retired.

She was a fighter, she fought for many years to continue to be here with family and friends that she loved so dearly. She did not give up the fight, she won the ultimate battle and is at Home with the Lord Jesus Christ. To sum it all up she was a wonderful woman and will be missed by all who loved her.

She was preceded in death by husband of 29 years, William Arthur Holmes, Sr.; parents, James Cleo and Goldie Jeanette Sweem Vernon; sisters, Leona Ruth Kenney and Marilyn June Wilson.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Vickie Hudson; step-children, William A. Holmes, Jr., Renee Dulock and husband, Joe; eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church, 1600 Horseshoe Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301, Volunteers of America, 3704 Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria, LA 71303 or the Alzheimer’s Association, Attn: Megan Bourg, 3445 N. Causeway, Suite 902, Metairie, LA 70002.


  • Visitation Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, May 11, 2019


Roberta Lee Holmes

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