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Fannie M. Holmes

Alton | Friday, August 20 2010

Fannie M. Holmes age 85 entered eternal rest on Friday August 20, 2010 at 8:45 p.m. at St. Anthony's Health Center.She was born October 9, 1924 in Sikeston, MO, the daughter of Jeannie (Brooks) and Ben Walton.  She was married to Atlas Laster and to this union was born her only child Annie Louise (Laster) Covington.She was employed at St. Joseph Hospital in the Dietary Department until her retirement.She is survived by her grandchildren, Collette Gail (David) Ross of Carbondale, IL; "Paula"Toni) Shelby of Alton, IL; Tommie (Jennifer) Covington of Glen Carbon, IL; Mark (Venus) Covington of Alton, IL; 10 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren; a brother Darvee (Ethel)  Walton of Omaha, NE;In addition to her parents, husband and daughter she was preceded in death by her siblings Junis Walton, Gracie Robinson, Willie Walton, Ed Walton, Della Jones, John Walton, Fred Walton and Cornell Walton.Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Saturday at The Church of the Good SamaritansFuneral: 10:00 a.m.Minister James BlueBurial Upper Alton CemeteryCathy M. Williams & Sons in charge of arrangements


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