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Information for Lois Acheson Holmes

18 March, 1904 - 27 August, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Lois Holmes

    Services for Lois A. Holmes, 81, of Caldwell, who died Tuesday, Aug. 27, in her home, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Midway Bible Missionary Church by the Rev. George E. Roberts of the Midway Bible Missionary Church of Caldwell and the Rev. Don Bowman of Homedale.  Interment will follow at the Greenleaf Cemetery under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel Caldwell.
    Mrs. Holmes was born March 18, 1904, in Palco, Kan.  She was reared and educated in Kansas.  She attended Hutchinson Bible School and Olivet Nazarene College at Olivet, Ill.  She taught school for one year before moving to Canyon City, Colo., with her family.  
    She married Paul Holmes on Oct. 14, 1926, in Canyon City.  She taught school there for one year before they moved to Plainville, Kan., in 1928.  They lived in several towns in Kansas before moving to Caldwell in 1937.  She taught at the Huston School from 1945 10 1947.
    She was a member of the Midway Bible Missionary Church where she was active as the organist, pianist and taught the junior girls Sunday school class for many years.  She enjoyed sewing and sewed many items for the church missionary program. She oil painted, made quilts and enjoyed all types of sewing.
    She is survived by her husband of Caldwell; a son, Elwin Holmes of Caldwell; three grandchildren, Cindy Baldwin of Parma and Susan and David Holmes of Caldwell; two great-grandchildren, Brian and Brenton Baldwin of Parma; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by two sisters and her parents.  Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, from 1 until 8 tonight and Friday from 9 until 10:30 a.m.



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