She is survived by the love of her life of 65 years, Bobby Holmes, whom she joined in marriage on June 7, 1952. Son Gary Holmes and wife Ede of Rogers, Arkansas; daughter Peggy Holmes of Merriam Woods, Missouri. Grandchildren: Travis Panther and wife Nikki; David Holmes, and Katie Holmes.
Besides her family, Erlene loved cooking, camping, music, and her church. Most of all, she loved her grandkids and her pets, especially Choco.
A memorial service celebrating Erlene’s life will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Friendship Freewill Baptist Church in Branson, Missouri, with Pastor Wendell Crosswhite and Bill Snowden officiating.
Erlene would be honored by any memorials going to Taney County Animal Care and Control in Hollister, Missouri, or a pet shelter of your choice.