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Shirley A. Holmes

August 22, 1933 ~ August 22, 1933

Shirley A. Jackson-Holmes was born on August 22, 1933 in Tyronza, AK to Crawford Jackson and Courtney Rodgers Jackson. She departed this life at 2:25pm Wed. Nov. 25, 2015 at her home in Seattle, WA. Shirley moved from Arkansas to Seattle WA, where she attended Garfield High School and worked within the Seattle area.
She was always willing to open her door to stranger and friend alike and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Shirley loved to dance sing and entertain. She loved to have family gatherings and encourage her children, grandchildren and any others whom she came in contact with.
Shirley leaves behind to mourn her children: Margo Marshall, James (Chuckie) Robinson, Linda Robinson, Margie (Robinson) Parks, Roger Holmes, Renee Holmes, Sabrena Cottom, Neshaun (Nation Son) Holmes and Derrick Holmes. Michael Robinson, Hardy Robinson, Sheila Holmes and Nefraun Holmes preceded her in death. and a host of loving grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces, nephews friends.
Service will be held December 12, 2015 at 12 Noon at Follow The Light Koinonia Church, 1063 Hoquiam Ave N.E., Renton, WA 98056.

Sorrow

(By Nation Son Holmes)
How does one express sorrow
There are really no words
When there are no more tomorrows
No more love
No more memories to borrow
Your heart is broken
Your soul is hollow

Sometimes life is not sweet
It’s very short
It will beat you down
And leave you hurt
You can not breathe
In (the universal) judgment's court
Confused you become
And decisions are hard to sort

How does one really express sorrow
You leave it in God’s hands
For He is today and tomorrow

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