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Ruth McLeroy Holmes

Published 2:42pm Tuesday, October 16, 2012

October 15, 2012

Funeral for Ruth McLeroy Holmes, 77, of Hartselle will be Thur., Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with David Segler officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Falkville City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wed., Oct. 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Holmes died on Mon., Oct. 15, 2012, at her residence. She was born June 1, 1935, in Cullman County to Kenneth Jones McLeroy and Exer Ree (Motes) McLeroy. Mrs. Holmes was self employed as a cosmetologist. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ellis Holmes, and her parents.

She is survived by a brother, Dillard McLeroy, of Decatur; a sister, Melba Fortenberry of Decatur; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Jason Fortenberry, Phillip Fortenberry, Clint McLeroy, David McLeroy and Darrell Williams.

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