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Alma Rankin Holmes

Alma Rankin Holmes

Alma Rankin Holmes, age 90, of Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012. She was born October 27, 1921 in Perry County, Arkansas to the late Milton Rankin and Paralee Ray Rankin.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Morris Holmes; three brothers, Charlie, U Dee and Eldon Rankin and two sisters, Mary C. McCracken and Addie Stone. She was a homemaker and had been a member of Rosedale Baptist Church.

Alma is survived by her three sons, Lee Holmes and wife, Lisa of Fort Worth, TX, Jerry Holmes and wife, Sandy of Searcy, AR and Danny Holmes of Little Rock; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Forest Hills Memorial Park, 10201 Hwy. 5 North, on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.

Condolence Book

"Jerry and Sandy,

We were so sorry to see your mom had passed away. She was such a sweet lady. We know she will be missed.

Love you both,

Howard and Joy"

Howard and Joy Tucker | Bryant, AR | joytucker54@yahoo.com

"Danny sorry to hear the loss of your mother. you and your family have my deepest sympathy and prayers.May God bless you and comfort you all in the days ahead"
Glenn Mouser | Magnolia Springs, , AL | glnmouser@gmail.com

"Danny and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Know that she is in a better place and happy once again. She was ready and went willingly, but you are the ones missing her. I'm sure God will grant you the peace of mind to do your grieving and move on because she has gone on before you and will be waiting for you on the other side."
Laura Lavender | Little Rock, AR |

"Danny, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."
Butch and Carol Gephart | Hot Springs Village, AR | ogephart@att.net

"Sorry for your loss. I was where you are at 2 years ago and it is hard no matter how old they are you don't want to let go. Wishing you could have more time with them. Just remember the good times because I am sure there are many.

Love Brenda Cole "

Brenda Cole | Little rock, AR | bg.cole@yahoo.com

"Danny, I know this is a difficult time for you.
She certainly had a good long life and you were there for her. Harry and I are thinking of you.
Sandra & Harry Jones"

Sandra & Harry Jones | Jacksonville, AR | sandjax@comcast.net

"I am so sorry for your loss Danny, you were always there for your mom...Peace , Prayers and Blessings...

Janie and Family"

Janie Eichin Theodore | North little Rock, AR | Janiet133@aol.com

"We are sorry to hear of your lost."
Judy & Ronny Gordon | Little Rock, AR | rwgjfg@aol.com

"Danny, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom,
We are in a difficult season of life. They gave what they had for us, and then we have the privlege of doing the same, by giving back. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Cheryl Roach"

Cheryl Clark Roach | Little Rock, Ar | caroach1945@aol.com

"Sorry for your loss"
Lonnie Cole | Little Rock , AR |

"Danny, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God Bless you and your family with peace and comfort.
Marilyn Fitzhugh Hutchison"

Marilyn Fizhugh Hutchison | Little Rock, AR | marilynkayh@msn.com

"Danny
My best to you and your family at theis painful time. I wish you and all peace, know you not alone."

Bill Young | Sherwood, AR | wbyoung8@att.net

"Danny and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at your time of sorrow. Betty "
Betty Brock | Dallas, TX, TX | BQuigley125@gmail.com

"Danny, I remember you Mom as a neighbor and church member for many years. Both your Mom and Dad were honorable and great parents. I would like to praise you for taking such good care of your mother you went beyond the call of duty you should have no regrets.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."

Bob and Suzanne Sweeten | Hot Springs Village, AR | bobw.sweeten@att.net

"Danny, I am so sorry that your mother is gone but I am glad for you, that you got to be with her as long as you did. My prayer is that the Comforter will be with you and your family and give you peace.
I know you will miss her.

May the Lord Bless you and yours,
Susan H. Stowe"

Susan Hamby Stowe | Conway, AR | msusan_stow@att.net

"Danny, you were blessed to have a wonderful Christian Mom. You will be in our prayers.
"

Rebecca Roark Duncan | Mabelvale, Arkansas | jbd@aristotle.net

"Danny, sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Sending prayers to you and your family. My mother is 90 and has Alzheimer's, I love her so much, but I feel like she is already gone. She is in a nursing home. I can't imagine living to be 90 can you? You are lucky to have your mom with you for so long. You are a good friend. Love Jerralyn"
JERRALYN MYHAND | PEARCY, AR | jerralyncrook@sbcglobal.net

"Danny, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I hope that you will find consolation in the fact so many of your LRCHS Class of 63 are thinking of you. "
John Haynes | Miami & Panama City, FL | rashaynes137@gmail.com

"Danny and family, you are in my prayers at this sad time."
Mike Jones | Little Rock, AR | mjones1945@sbcglobal.net

"Sorry for your loss. Many in our class have gone through the grieving process and our thoughts and love go out to you. Hold on to the fact of the LOVE she shared with you and yours.
Respectfully,
Randall Anderson"

Randall & Leigh Anderson | Russellville, AR | agroup@suddenlink.net

"Danny, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family. "
Judy Driver | Little Rock, AR | Judydriver73@sbcglobal.net

"Danny,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May the support of your family and friends help you during this difficult time.
Phyllis"

Phyllis Poche | Little Rock, AR | pnpoche@ualr.edu

"Danny, I am so sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."
Jeanie Barron | Little Rock, AR | jbarron131@aol.com

"My mom Betty (Mary's & JB's daughter) was asking about Aunt Alma and I searched the internet for her and found this. We are sorry to here about her passing and that we were not able be at the funeral since we didn't know about it."
Michael Sherlock | Altus, OK | bmlock9@yahoo.com

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