Eileen Holmes


Eileen Holmes, 92, of Foley, Ala., and Bass Harbor, died unexpectedly after a short illness, Sept. 28, 2017, at a Foley hospital. Eileen was born Feb. 4, 1925, in Bellingham, Mass., the daughter of Charles A. and Myrtle A. (Collins) Sanford.

Eileen married her sweetheart, L. Hilton Holmes, on Dec. 31, 1944. Hilton predeceased her in 2014.

Eileen is survived by her two children, Karen Godbout and partner Jan Beal, (owners of Maine-ly Delights), Bass Harbor & Nokomis, Fla., and David Holmes and wife, Ann, of Foley, Ala., two grandchildren, Jean-David Godbout of Cleveland, Ohio, and Michelle Blevins of Houston, Texas.

A memorial service was held at Kingdom Hall, Foley, Ala., on Saturday, Sept. 30. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at McKinley Cemetery in Bass Harbor. A reception will follow, at 50 Granville Road, Bass Harbor.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to: Community Hospice (attn. Mary) 1320 N. McKenzie Street, Foley, AL 36535.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.



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