Melvin Vernon Holmes
Melvin Vernon Holmes
  • November 14, 1944 - December 5, 2016
  • Lynchburg, Virginia

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Melvin Vernon Holmes of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Clarrisa Melania Holmes for fifteen years.
Born in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late Melvin Harper Holmes and the late Lottie Meeks Holmes. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and served during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Holmes is survived by his son, Justin Wendell Holmes of Lynchburg; his brother, Lawson V. Holmes of Mesa, AZ and numerous other family members.
A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Spring Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Edward Austin, Pastor of The Lovingston Baptist Church in Madison Heights officiating..
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Whitten Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Park Avenue Chapel is serving the family.