Judith Darlene Holmes, 57, of Alton, died at 8:33 p.m. on Nov. 15, 2015, at St. Anthony’s Hospital from respiratory arrest after a long battle with COPD.
She is survived by her brother, Clifford Edward Parrish; her sister, Cynthia Susan Wright; her nephew, Benjamin Edward Parrish; her aunt, Judith Maude Schneider; and numerous other nephews, nieces and cousins. She is preceded in death by her son, Robert Russel Holmes; her sister, April Dawn Phillips; her uncle, John Schneider; and her parents.
“Darlene” was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Jan. 19, 1958, to Max and Margaret Irene Holmes. She was a veteran, composed a genealogy of the family and was quick to share recipes online.
She was a longtime resident in Alton, but she will be interred at Buckskin Cemetery in Poland, Ind., where she will be together again at last with her son who is buried there.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com.
Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.