Mrs. Christine Holmes Thompson

Mrs. Christine Holmes Thompson, 86, of 155 Watts Drive, passed away Friday, August 3rd, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Widow of Javan Holmes, Jr. and Edd Thompson, she was born in Gaffney and was a daughter of the late John Henry Watts, Sr. and Sadie Manning Watts.

She was a member of Concord Baptist church where she served as a member of the Sr. Missionaries, Sr. Choir, Hymn Choir, and Missionary Circle #2.

He was also preceded in death by 3 siblings, Nellie Littlejohn, Audrey Johnson, and John Henry Watts, Jr.

Surviving are: 2 sons, Louis Holmes, Sr. (Jenelle) and Melvin Holmes, Sr.; 2 daughters, Patricia Holmes Harris, and Sadie H. Phillips (Roger); a brother, Zoar Watts (Barbara); all of Gaffney; sisters-in-law, Mickey T. Corry and Roberta Thompson, both of Blacksburg; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; a neighbor who was like a daughter, Fernina Smith; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, 2:00 p.m., in Concord Baptist Church with Dr. Michael A. Bridges, officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. She will be in state in the church Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

The Gilmore Mortuary