Jeanie Harp Holmes

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Jeanie Harp Holmes of Sheridan, Arkansas was born March 17, 1952 at Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Rita Webb Harp Townsend, and the late Fred Harp. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Sheridan, and was a retired QA Supervisor for the Arkansas Department of Health. Jeanie loved life! She may have had cancer, but she never let it have her. She was too busy living her life…which included, but was not limited to, keeping her yard looking perfect at all times, showing out with her bowling technique, and most importantly, loving on her family. She never was one for trying to be like everyone else, so she made sure her role as grandmother was fun and adventurous, and she was definitely a "Cool" Mammaw Jeanie. From ballgames, to chauffeuring them around, or just hanging out, she cherished every minute she spent with them. Jeanie died Monday, October 28, 2019, at her home in Sheridan, at the age of 67. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one of her precious dogs, Sam. Survivors include her mother, Rita Webb Harp Townsend of Sheridan; daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Jeremy Odom of Sheridan; son and daughter-in-law, Adrian and Mona Holmes of East End; brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Sharon Harp of Sheridan; father of her children, Calvin Holmes of Alexander; grandchildren, Amber (Kiefer) West, Hunter Holmes, Kristina (Zach) Kimsey, Ethan Odom, Zac Odom, Landon Odom; great-grandchildren, Rylee, Kenlee, Harper, and Peyton. She is also survived by her dogs, Mollie, Sophie, and Abbie. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home Chapel in Sheridan, with Bro. Gary Copeland and Bro. Michael Walton officiating. Burial will be in Philadelphia Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, 6-8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 206 East Holly, Sheridan, Arkansas 72150. Arrangements by Memorial Gardens Funeral Home of Sheridan (870) 942-1306.

Published October 31, 2019

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