Dorothy M. Holmes, 75, of Stuttgart, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2010. She was a retired greeter at Wal-Mart after 19 years and she was a member of the Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in Stuttgart. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Bessie and Melvin Williams; sister, Mildred Walloch, and a brother, Kenneth Williams. She is survived by her husband, Alvin Holmes; one daughter, Valarie Underwood and husband, Joe of Truman, Arkansas; sister, Carlotta Jo Williams of Hazen; two granddaughters, Courtney Chapman and Heather Underwood and three great-grandchildren, Morgan Osment, Claire Chapman, and Lauren Chapman. Visitation will be Sunday, December 19, 2010 from 3 to 5 p.m., at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, December 20, 2010 at the Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in Stuttgart. Burial will be in the Hazen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Building Fund at the Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in Stuttgart. online obituary at www.westbrookfuneralhomehazen.com.
Published December 18, 2010