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TULSA, OK. - Reverend Henrietta (Barlow) Holmes, born November 30, 1918 in Irvine, KY, went to be with her Savior on Saturday, April 14, 2001 at 11:35 AM in Tulsa, OK. She and her husband, the Rev. Vernon T. Holmes (December 21, 1917 December 21, 1979), were both graduates of LIFE Bible College in Los Angeles and co-pastored Foursquare Gospel Churches in Ripley, NY; Akron, OH; Mansfield, OH; Cleveland, OH; and Gardiner, ME. They served on the founding faculty of Mt. Vernon (OH) Bible College from 1957-1960. She also was part of the library staff at MVBC (OH) and LIFE Bible College in Los Angeles, CA.

Henrietta is survived by her brother, Milton Barlow of Coos Bay, OR and her sister, Alice Worley of Murietta, CA; three children: Rev. Charlotte Alice Meyers of Tulsa, OK, Rev. John C. Holmes of Wheaton, MD, and Rev. Marilyn Louise Swartz of Lynchburg, VA; seven grandchildren; six great-grand children; and a host of friends.

Memorial services are being arranged at Angelus Temple in Los Angeles, on/or about April 27. Her remains will be buried with her husband's at Englewood Cemetery, in Englewood, CA.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations in the memory of Henrietta B. Holmes be sent to the scholarship fund for LIFE Bible College East (formerly MVBC), 900 Life Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073.

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