Linda May Ann Reed Holmes Dies at 44

Linda May Ann Reed Holmes

Linda May Ann Reed Holmes died on April 23 at the age of 44 in Temple, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father, Llewellyn “Louie” G. Reed I; mother, Florella “Toonks” Lawrence; grandparents: Florissa H. Lawrence and Emile “Shiek” Lawrence, and Leonard G. Reed, Sr. and Blanche M. Francis-Reed; and many aunts and uncles.

She is survived by her husband, Erik Holmes; children: Sirvarious and Karimayia Holmes; sisters: Sandra “Sandy” Reed-Benta, Priscilla Reed, Victoria “Vickey” Reed and Cecily Lawrence; brothers: Llewellyn “Louie” Reed II., Christopher “Chris” Reed Sr., Lamay Reed, Dale Dawson, Michael George and Gabriel Lawrence; and sisters-in-law: Allison George and Dianne Reed.

She is also survived by brother-in-law, Rev. Dean Benta; nieces: Dominique Reed, Mya Reed, Day-sha Reed, Teresa Clarke, Nina George and Frannie George; nephews: Deshawn Reed, Christopher Reed Jr., Christian Reed, Carter Reed, Eaven Clarke and Giovanni Clarke; and uncles: Laurette “Tato” Reed, LaVerne “Verne” Reed, Lennie Reed Sr., Michael Cooper, Tyrone Lawrence, and Dale Lawrence.

Other survivors include uncles-in-law: Kenneth Thomas and Julio Felix; aunts: Michelle Lawrence, May Felix, Lauren “Linda” Thomas, Iolanie “Lanie” Reed, Judith “Judy” Reed and Janet Reed; aunts-in-law: Coreen Rodgers-Reed, Micelania Ogando-Reed and Betty Lawrence; special friends: Donilta “Dee” Nelson and the Nelson family; as well as many other relatives in the U,S, Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, the U.S. mainland, Curacao and Holland.

The viewing will begin at 10 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 17, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Christiansted, St. Croix. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery Veterans Section.

Funeral arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home.