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Frankie Holmes

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Feb. 18, 2020

  • Frankie Holmes

MACON: Frankie (Wimberly) Holmes, 89, of Macon, died Tuesday, Feb. 18. The family greeted friends from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray. A memorial service followed at 3:00 p.m., at the funeral home chapel. Mr. Larry Shoultz officiated.

Ms. Holmes was born in Wrightsville. She lived most of her life in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was retired from Thomas & Betts Corporation. She recently moved to Macon to live with her son. She was preceded in death by her mother Ida Lou Wimberly, a son Melvin Futrell, and five brothers.

She is survived by a son, Jimmy Futrell Sr. of Macon; grandchildren, Jimmy Jr., Chad, Kyle, and Justin Futrell from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Christopher Futrell from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Robert Carter and Bobbi Gonzalez from Lansdale, Pennsylvania, and Cheryl Moore from New Castle, Delaware; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Please visit the online memorial at

Gray Memorial Chapel and Crematory was honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for Frankie Holmes.