She was born in Carrollton, on Dec. 6, 1946, the daughter of the late Rev. Anderson Newt Holmes and Kathryn Louise Hulsey Holmes.
Mrs. Holmes retired from the Carroll County School System where she worked as lunchroom manager and was a member of Douglas Chapel. She enjoyed helping with the resident activities at Carrollton Nursing and Rehab.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John David Jenkins and daughter, Lisa Locklear.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Curtis Newton Dobbs of Carrollton, Kimberly and Wayne Brook of Carrollton, Theresa and Paul Dunn of Aragon and Joseph Dobbs of Carrollton; sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne and Randall Frashier of Milledgeville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Almon Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Jiles officiating.
Pallbearers were Drake Dobbs, Paul Dunn, A.J. Brock, Harvey Phillips, Lee Baughtman and Mark Britt.
Interment was held in Carroll Memory Gardens.
Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.almonfuneralhome.com.
The Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton was in charge of arrangements.