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Obituaries for Oct. 28, 2015

Ida Ruth Holmes Duke

Mrs. Ida Ruth Holmes Duke, 77, a resident of Mobile, Ala., died on Oct. 23, 2015 at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala.  

Funeral services were held Oct. 27 in the chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home with Bro. Donnie Holmes and Rev. Jason Simmons officiating.  Burial followed in Sunrise Memorial Park. Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home of Greenville directed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Annie Holmes; husband, Johnnie Duke; son, Danny Palmer; daughter, Susie Palmer; sisters, Jean Buchanan and Margie Sue Bodiford.

Mrs. Duke is survived by children, Linda Gail Davis (Greg) of Summerdale, Ala., Sheila Buchanan (Jimmy) of Mobile, Ala., John W. Duke “Bo” of Glenwood, Ala., Charles Vernon Duke “Cotton” of Greenville, Ala., Patsy Dunklin “Patty” (Chris) of Mobile, Ala., and Rickey Lee Duke (Santana) of Montgomery, Ala., 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Shelby Holmes (Buena) of Luverne, William Clinton Holmes (Thelma) of Highland Home, Mickey Ralph Holmes (Susan) of Montgomery, Ala., and Donnie Dwight Holmes (Gea) of LaPine, Ala.; and many nieces & nephews.

For online memorials, please visit:  dunklinanddanielsfh.com.