Laura Jean Holmes, 51, of El Dorado, born March 8, 1962, passed peacefully in her home on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. She was a member of Cross Life Church. She attended El Dorado High School and lived in the area all of her life. She was multitalented, loved crafts, the outdoors, and worked as a florist. She lived for her daughter and her grandchildren.

Laura was preceded in death by her father, Louie Holmes; brother, Ricky Holmes; maternal grandparents, J.D. and Ora Lee Futch-West; and paternal grandparents, W.H. and Lillie Mae Hicks-Holmes.

Laura is survived by her mother, Marie Holmes; and daughter, Samantha Holmes.† She is also survived by grandchildren Paige Holmes and Bentley Moffett; her brother, Randy Holmes; nephew, Skot Holmes and niece, Lindsey Patrick.

The family would like to thank Tammy, Debbie, Michelle, Rexayn, Evelyn, Mary, Thomas, and the many others for their support through this difficult time.

Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Parkers Chapel. Services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday at the church. Burial will take place at Rest Haven in El Dorado.

To sign her guestbook, please visit www.arkansasfuneralcare.com. Arrangements made by Arkansas Funeral Care.

Published: 12/01/2013