Barbara Ann Holmes was born March 31, 1955 in Galveston to the union of Jessie Bryant Jr. and Joyce Marie Bryant. She passed from this life on March 15, 2022 at UTMB Jennie Sealy Hospital in Galveston at age 66.
Barbara graduated from Hitchcock High School. After graduation, Barbara worked various jobs she married Ervin Holmes Jr and was a full-time mother. She was a member of Island Church in Galveston. Barbara loved dancing, singing, cooking and working in her garden. She loved her dog Bella. Barbara loved to laugh and meet new people. She could talk to anyone and loved helping others.
Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Ervin Holmes Jr, mother, Joyce Marie Bryant, brother, Robert Earl Bryant, grandparents, Jessie & Mable Bryant Sr. and Murphy & Geneva Cooper Sr., numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Left to cherish her memories are her children, Shawn "Lou" Holmes of Galveston, TX, Ivanna Baron (Germaine) of Aurora, Colorado, Doris "Doll" Hall of Humble, TX and Ronald Ward Bryant of Galveston, TX. 11 Grandchildren. Father, Jessie Bryant Jr., siblings Jessie Bryant III of Hitchcock, TX, Betty Bryant (James) of Dallas, TX, Douglas Joseph of San Antonio, TX, Mable Bryant of Galveston, TX and Patricia Johnson (Eliseo) of Galveston, TX. Beloved extended family, Mrs. Hall "Granny" and the Hall Family. Special friend, Richard Taylor, beloved family friend, Tomasa Crear, best friends Ellenor Grogan and Vickie Gonzales. A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and the entire 53rd St. Neighborhood Family.
Our hearts and minds overflow in true thanksgiving and deepest appreciation for the many sincere deeds of love, friendship, sympathy and prayers that were extended to us during this sorrowful time from family, friends and loves ones. This is a difficult season for us but your gestures of love and kindness have made it a little easier. We trust in God Almighty and we trust His will. We ask for your continued prayers beyond this day. Special thanks to the staff at UTMB Jennie Sealy ICU, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Oncology and Hospice Care teams.
The Family of Barbara Holmes
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