Yvonne Thorpe Holmes, of Darien, died Oct. 6, 2018, at Hospice of the Golden Isles.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Welcome Baptist Church, in the Cannon Bluff community, with burial in Upper Mill Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday at Darien Funeral Home.

She is survived by her children, Lee (Andrea) Holmes Jr., Darryl Holmes and Glenn (Diane) Holmes; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Evelyn Thorpe, Willie (Bertha) Thorpe Jr., Harry (Margaret Thorpe) and Allen Buckley; and other relatives.

Born and educated in McIntosh County, she was a member of Welcome Baptist Church, where she served in various capacities, and retired from the McIntosh County Board of Education.

Darien Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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