Alexander Varney Holmes

July 16, 1947 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 73)


It is with profound grief, sadness and regret that we the Holmes, Cooper, Johnson and other extended families announce the home going of our beloved, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Uncle, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend, the Honorable Alexander Varney Holmes, Jr. He was predeceased in death by his parents, the Honorable Alexander Varney Holmes, Sr., and Jartue Johnson Holmes.

This heart breaking event occurred on, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Cleveland Pines Nursing Home, Shelby, North Carolina.

Funeral Service: Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Rowan International Church, 1709 North Lee St., Salisbury, NC, 28144. Pastor Mr. Edmond Ramble, eulogist. Burial will be held at a later date in Sass Town, Bomi County, Liberia West Africa.

Public viewing will be held on, Friday, September 4, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hairston Funeral Home. Hairston Funeral Home is serving the Holmes and extended families. Online condolences may be made at

Due to the COVID-19 mandate from the CDC, all attendees must wear face covering/mask.

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September 4, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hairston Funeral Home
703 South Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

Funeral Service
September 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Rowan International Church (North Lee St, Salisbury, NC)

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