Betty Jean Duke Holmes – Obituary


Betty Jean Duke Holmes, 88, of Youngsville died Saturday, June 26, 2021 at her home. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Timothy L. (T.L.) and Priscilla Duke and was a member of Youngsville Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She was married to Maryland Holmes who preceded her in death. She enjoyed working in her yard and flowers and was a great wife, mother and grandmother.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock, Tuesday morning, June 29, 2021 at Lancaster Memorial Park in Louisburg.

She is survived by her daughter, Robin Holmes of Youngsville; her grandson, Ryan Woodlief of Youngsville; sisters, Dot Duke Gupton and husband,  Wayne, of Louisburg and Diane Duke Loftin of Louisburg; brother, Tom Duke and wife, Nell, of Louisburg; sisters-in-law, Elaine Duke of Louisburg and Sarah Holmes Wiggins and husband, Twig, of Wake Forest; Numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son, Duke Holmes and by her brother, Coy Duke.

Memorial contributions may be made to Youngsville Baptist Church, P. O. Box 297, Youngsville, NC 27596.

Friends may visit with the family at the home and immediately following the service.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)


To send flowers to Betty Jean Duke Holmes’ family, please visit our floral store.