Edna M. Bond Holmes
Funeral services for Edna M. Bond Holmes, 93, Eudora will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Eudora United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Eudora Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Medicalodges Eudora.
Edna was born December 14, 1921 near Lone Star, KS, the daughter of Alvin E. and Lillie Mae (Smith) Bond, Sr.
She graduated from Eudora High School and attended classes at the University of Kansas and Baker University.
She taught at Clearfield District No. 58. She worked at the University of Kansas Bookstore during rush, and was the secretary at the Eudora Junior High School and Eudora Junior/Senior High School. She was a Charter member of the Belleview Home Demonstration unit, later known as Belleview FCE. She was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church and Eudora United Methodist Women Society. She became a greeter at Eudora Junior High School and Eudora High School after her retirement.
She married Fields Holmes on July 9, 1945 in Wellsville, KS. They shared 50 years together. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by her children, Lois Mersmann and husband, Fred, Lawrence, Bert Holmes and wife, Ann, Asheville, NC, Joe Holmes and wife, Carol, Halstead, KS, Eva Deonier and husband, Burney, Eudora, Arlan Holmes, Jefferson City, MO; 19 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces. She was also preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Gladys Blaylock, Alvena Tuggle, Alvin Bond, Jr., Leola Murray, and Carol Belles.
The family will greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday, November 14th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.