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2009-12-03 / Obituaries

Claudine Maines Holmes

October 27, 1935 - November 28, 2009

Claudine Maines Holmes a resident of Rockdale for 54 years, was born October 27, 1935 in Kosse, Texas and was the daughter of Ed and Jessie (Lee) Maines.

Claudine was a graduate of Chilton High School. She was a Telephone Operator in Houston then transferred to Victoria. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Rockdale and the organist at First Baptist Church for a number of years. She was a Youth Leader for nearly 20 years.

She and Milton Holmes were married on July 17, 1953 in Waco, Texas and to this union two children were born.

Claudine passed away on Saturday morning, November 28, 2009 at her home surrounded by her family. She reached the age of 74 years, 1 month and 1 day.

She was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Carl Holmes on March 15, 1987; Grandchild, Morgan Lee Wallace on April 10, 1997 and her parents.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Milton Holmes of Rockdale. Daughter, Denise Annette Holmes-Wallace of Rockdale. 4 Grandchildren, Austin Jordan (Jody) Holmes of Austin, Robin Dallas Holmes of Lago Vista, Texas, Whitney Blake Wallace of Rockdale and Bailey Rae Wallace of Rockdale.

Services will be Wednesday, 2:00 PM at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Bill Agee officiating. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

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