The memorial organizer requested donations in honor of Jesse R. Holmes


Funeral Expenses.

Our family would like to bury our dad in Greenridge Cemetery because it borders the neighborhood where we spent many years of our lives. Expenses include purchasing a plot, a ground opening fee, a headstone, and pouring of foundation. We appreciate your love and support.

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Angie Bailey

Jesse R. Holmes

July 16, 1953 - July 06, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Jesse R. Holmes. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Jesse Ray Holmes, 66, passed quickly on July 6, 2020 in Ballston Spa NY after enduring a decade of progressive Alzheimer’s. Quite simply, he was one in million; a devoted spouse, adoring father and generous friend. Jesse was born on July 16, 1953, in Polksville, Mississippi to Ruby James and Arlandus Holmes, he was their 13th child. The family worked as sharecroppers, all pitching in to tend to their extensive farm. Growing up...  see more
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  • Melissa James
    The Coleman family!!! I love you guys so so much. we basically grew up together. I remember eating many meals at your house. Omg I remember the time your dad tricked me into eating venison and wouldn’t tell me what it was until it was gone haha. He was...  more
  • Angie Bailey
    I love this day because my dad was so proud. He was the happiest person there! He made me feel so special.