Jean Sunderland Holmes, 85, of Wake Forest, passed peacefully on Dec. 31, 2013, at Louisburg Nursing Center, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Chad and sister, Dorothea; and grandson, Christopher.
She is survived by her husband, Leonard of Wake Forest; five children, Jeannie Holmes-Ferris (George), of N.C., Raymond Holmes (Sheree), of N.Y., Karen Holmes-Brunet (James), of Fla., Leonard Holmes Jr. (Elizabeth), of Calif., and Cheryl Holmes-Decker (Gregg), of N.Y.
Jean is also survived by her eight grandchildren, four great-grandsons, several nieces and nephews, sister-in-law, Ella Astrab, and brother-in-law, Charles Holmes, of Peekskill, N.Y. Jean also had many good friends who will miss her.
Services were private. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com.