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Derace Lamar Holmes, age 76, of Trenton, GA passed away at his residence, Tuesday morning, November 20, 2018. Mr. Holmes was a retired electrician for TVA, Widows Creek Power Plant. He was a Viet Nam Veteran serving in the United States Air Force, a member of the IBEW local 175 of Chattanooga, TN, a member of the Trenton Masonic Lodge # 179 F&AM, and a member of the Saint Elmo United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by his parents Newton Earl and Lettie Mae Oliver Holmes; wife Loretta Ann Holmes; brother David Holmes.

Surviving include his wife Brenda Sue Holmes of Trenton, GA; daughter Selina (Mark) Gill of Wildwood, GA; son Daniel (Tammy) Holmes of Chattanooga, TN; son Caleb (Ashlyn) Holmes of Trenton, GA; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; step-daughter Beverly Floyd of Trenton, GA; step-sons Jeff and Greg Mitchell both of Trenton, GA; adopted son Mark Patterson of Trenton, GA.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in the chapel with Rev. Darrell Davenport officiating. Interment will follow in Sarah Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Ryan Funeral Home in Trenton, GA.

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