Daisy Virginia (McCain) Holmes

September 9, 1941 ~ January 28, 2020 (age 78)


Mrs. Daisy Virginia McCain Holmes, 78 of Monroe. passed away on Tuesday, January  28, 2020 at Carrington Place Assisted Living Facility-Matthews, NC.  Our beloved Daisy Virginia McCain Holmes was born September 9, 1941 in Monroe, NC to the late John Henry McCain, Sr and Lessie Thompson McCain.

She was preceded in death by her husband Luther Clayton Holmes and brother: Robert Carelock.

Daisy received her education from Winchester High School in Monroe, NC, where she graduated in 1959. Daisy then attended Bands Beauty College, passed the State Board of Cosmetic and Arts Exams and began her career as a Cosmetologist.  After many years of working with Ruth Helms Beauty Salon , Daisy decided to work in food services cooking as a Short Order Cook something she loved to do feed people. She later went to work for Union Regional Hospital now known as (Atrium Medical Center) as a Dietary Chef, where she retired in 1989. Daisy was a wonderful caregiver for many years caring for her father and mother and then her husband they all preceded her in death. Daisy gave her life to the Lord as a young girl at St. James Holiness Church, traveling with the choir and serving her church.

She was a  member of the Winchester Alumni Association, planning galas an activities for former Winchester graduates.

Daisy leaves to cherish her memories: Three daughters: Tina Holmes of Monroe, NC. Pastor Deborah Glenn (Bishop Herbert), Jacqueline Massey (Rick) both of Charlotte, NC.  Sons: Patrick Holmes of Monroe, NC and Avery Holmes (Pam) of Jacksonville, NC. Two brothers: John Henry McCain, Jr. (Ladara) of Monroe, NC and Larry McCain (Nancy) of Charlotte, NC. Two sister-in-laws: Betty Scott (Walter), Lois Holmes of Jackson, Miss. five brother-in-laws: Royzell Holmes (Sodonia), Esau Holmes of Jackson, Miss. Willie D. Holmes (Tomyzine), Melvin Holmes, William Robinson (late Louise Holmes Robinson) of Monroe, NC Seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles and special friends.

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January 31, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bennie Blakely Jr. Memorial Chapel
714 East Franklin Street
Monroe, NC 28110

Funeral Service
February 1, 2020

1:00 PM
Life Cathedral Worship Center
1008 Bishop Bowens Drive
Monroe, NC 28110

February 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Hillcrest Cemetery
Adams Street
Monroe, NC 28112

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