The Reverend James Kenneth Holmes, 58, husband of Debra Fennell Holmes, entered into the peace of God's eternity on Thursday, June 4th in the Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA. A man of faith, a soldier on the battlefield for the Lord, a preacher of the Gospel, he was the Pastor of the Springhill Baptist Church, Barkersville, SC and the First African Baptist Church, Yemassee, SC. He was the Moderator of the New Zion Baptist Association. His most recent employment was with R and L Transport Company, Yemassee, as a truck driver. Rev. Holmes leaves a rich legacy of a well-spent life to his wife, sons, grandchildren, mother, loved ones, his church family, and community. Visitation: Monday, June 8th, 3-7 pm Springhill Bapt. Church, 23660 Pocotaligo Road, Yemassee, SC. (In light of COVID-19 Guidelines, we respectfully ask that you view and exit the building so that others may have the same privilege.) Graveside Service: Tuesday, June 9th 11:00am Fennell Family Cemetery, Yemassee, SC. The family will forever embrace their precious memories and honor his legacy.
We ask that you pray for the family in the face of this transition and the days that are ahead. The family appreciates your expressions of condolence and thoughtfulness.
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