Alma Holmes

May 11, 1930 - November 23, 2018

Alma Jean Holmes, age 88 of Stockton, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 23, 2018. She was born in Corning, KS, the only child of Warren and Mabel Smith. The family moved to Stockton in 1945. Alma Jean graduated from Stockton High School and University of the Pacific with her teaching credential in Elementary Education. She taught 1 year in Davis, CA, and 5 years in S.U.S.D. After raising her family, she returned to the workforce outside the home at Humphreys College as a librarian for 16 years. She was also an active member of Central United Methodist Church.

Alma Jean is preceded in death by her parents, and son James Bruce Holmes. She is survived by her husband of 65 years Charles Edward Holmes, her daughter Margaret Ann Dasso (Andrew Jr.) and grandchildren Andrew Dasso III (Meghan), Michael Dasso, and Christine Dasso.


A Celebration of Life service will be held for Alma Jean on Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:30pm, at Central United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 3700 Pacific Ave. Stockton, CA 95204 (Memo line: Youth Camp & Mission Ministry) or charity of your choice.

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