Mrs. Helen Holmes Wideman, aka “Baby”, 59, resident of 8818 Kapheim Ct. Charlotte, NC made her transition on May 11, 2015, surrounded with love and comfort by her family at home. Helen was the 3rd child born to Helen Fisher Holmes and the late Joe Elbert Holmes, Sr. on April 13, 1956 in Greenwood, SC. Helen was preceded in death by her father Joe E. Holmes and brother Joe E. Holmes, Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Helen Fisher Holmes of Greenwood, SC, husband Alvin Wideman and son Mikal Wideman Holmes of the home, two daughters Nikki (Michael) Lee of High Point, NC, Robin (Mallory) Smith of Charlotte, sisters Jesilyn “Hyde” Holmes and Patricia Holmes of Greenwood, SC, four handsome grandsons Chanslor Green, Jayden Lee, Jamil Lee and Caysen Smith, and a host of nieces, nephews, and God-children.
Services will be May 15, 2015 at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 7237 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214, 11am visitation and service beginning at 12 noon. Burial will be on Saturday May 16, 2015 at 12 noon at Youngs Chapel Baptist Church 1214 Siloam Church Road Greenwood, SC with visitation at the church from 11:00 am until 11:45 am. Floral Arrangements can be sent to A.E. Grier & Sons Funeral Home 2310 Statesville Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28206. Percival Tompkins Funeral Home is honored to serve Holmes-Wideman families.