George "GW" Walton Holmes

June 26, 1944October 26, 2018

G.W. (George) Holmes was born in Elm Flat Community, Powell, TX. He was the eighth child of nine children born June 26, 1944 to the late Octavia Davis and Gabriel Holmes. In George’s youth and adolescents years, he attended Powell and Kerens public schools, later he served in the United States Air Force until he came home in September 1966. In his adult life, G.W. Holmes became a staff member and supervisor of Sears and Roebucks where he retired. G.W. was baptized at an early age at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Elm Flat Community, Powell TX. He was reared in the love and admonition of God. He was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters: Calvin, Melvin, Albert, Pendleton, and Jacob Holmes; two sisters, Vivian Holmes Randall and Josephine Holmes Smith. G.W. is survived by his wife Barbara Holmes. To this union two children were born: Shronda Green and Nicholas Holmes, both of Dallas, TX.: a stepson Tyrant Green, also of Dallas TX. Two daughters, Sheraln Lawrence, of Waxahachie TX, and Nicole Gibson, Dallas, TX; a sister, Oleavia Holmes, Dallas, TX. He is also survived by grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.


  • Visitation Sunday, November 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, November 5, 2018

George "GW" Walton Holmes

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Rentia Wallace

November 5, 2018

You will be truly missed from Wallace and Mills family mourning till i join you