Services for John Zelmer
Holmes, 74, of Parma, who died Monday, March 5, in a Caldwell
hospital of natural causes, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday at the Parma Revival Center, Parma.
Pastor Paul Nickens will officiate. Interment will follow
at the Parma Cemetery, under the direction of the Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
He was born June 6, 1909, at Pawnee, Okla., to Jerry and
Alice Strickland Holmes, and was reared and educated In
Oklahoma and Arkansas. In 1937, he moved to Dos Palos,
Calif., to work.
He moved to Idaho in 1941, and married Dolly Mae Freeman
July 18, 1941, at Wilder. They lived at Wilder until 1957,
when they moved back to California where he did farmwork.
In 1969, they returned to Idaho, and lived at Parma until
the present time. He retired in 1971. He was a minister and
ministered in many of the places they lived. He was a member
of the Parma Revival Center.
He is survived by his wife of Parma; two sons, Clyde and
Gerald Holmes, both of Parma; three daughters, Geneva Beliew
of Dos Palos, Calif., Grace Beaube, and Karen Thompson, both
of Middleton; two sisters, Ruby Keller of San Diego, Calif.,
and Minnie Horn of Baker, Ore.; 12 grandchildren, one
great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, his
parents, two brothers and a sister.
Friends may call at the chapel in Caldwell today from 4 to