Jerry Edwin Holmes


1944 - 2013

Jerry Edwin Holmes, 67, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at his home. He was born September 26, 1944, in Fulton, the son of the late Charles Lester Holmes and the late Margaret Marie (Sheets) Holmes. Jerry was a member of the First Christian Church and the Odd Fellows Lodge. He loved to walk and enjoyed going to the Busy Corner CafÈ and aggravating the waitresses. Jerry worked at the Fulton State Hospital for over 38 years. Jerry will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by one sister, Jessie Holmes of Fulton; one nephew, Eric Holmes and wife, Terri, of Fulton; one great-niece, Katherine Holmes; one great-nephew, Andrew Holmes; and several cousins. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Holmes; and one infant sister, Ruby Ann Holmes. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Reverend Ed Varnum officiating. An Odd Fellows Service will be conducted at 10:50 a.m. prior to the service. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service also on Wednesday at Maupin Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Callaway Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom Kids at the First Christian Church, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd, Fulton, MO 65251. Online condolences may be shared at