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Tressie Holmes-Griffin

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

PORTAGEVILLE -- Tressie Beatrice Holmes-Griffin, 45, died Nov. 7, 2008, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born Dec. 22, 1962, in Bobo, Miss., to the late R.H. "Robert" and Bernice Sewer Holmes, she moved to Portageville in 1984 from Mound City, Ill.

She was married to Donald Griffin, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: three daughters, LaWanda Marie Holmes of Sikeston, Shannon Sharele Holmes of New Madrid and Bernadetta Nicole Holmes of Portageville; one brother, Robert H. "Joe" Holmes of Clarksdale, Miss.; three sisters, Ruby Holmes-Smith of Cairo, Ill., Queenie Beatrice Holmes-Wigfall of Portageville; and Linda Holmes of Mound City; and one granddaughter.

Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. until time of services at noon Saturday at the New Beginnings Apostolic Church in Portageville with Sylvester Burris officiating.

Burial will follow in the Simmons Park Cemetery in Catron.

Williams Funeral Home of Howardville is in charge of arrangements.