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Elenor Faye Holmes, of Groesbeck and Lake Limestone and more recent years a resident of Mexia, passed away Friday morning, June 19, 2020.

The family will be celebrating her life with family and friends at a Memorial Service to be held at a later date.

Elenor was born to William “Bill” Alfred Lummus and Ella Mae (Solley) Lummus on March 5, 1936. She attended school in Donie until eighth grade, and then graduated from Teague High School in 1954. Elenor is known and remembered by many as the former County Judge of Limestone County. Many more memories of her life will be spoken of at her memorial.

Elenor was preceded in death by her parents; brother Harold Glenn Lummus; son Billy Glenn Holmes; and grandson William Geoffrey Holmes.

She is survived by her son Marc Holmes, of Donie; daughter Jean Ann Holmes, of Fairfield; daughter-in-law Charla Holmes, of Waco; grandchildren Andy Holmes and wife Roni, of San Antonio, John Holmes and wife Megan, of Groesbeck, Lauren Holmes, of Groesbeck, and Reagan Bates and husband Larry, of Mexia; great-grandchildren, Krece and Brace Bates, and Charlee and Hayes Holmes; and her sister, Nelda Robinette, of McGregor.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Limestone Cancer Support Group or any charity of your choice.

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Mexia News

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