Sharon Annette Holmes


Sharon Annette Holmes, 65, nee Ballou, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.

A private memorial service is planned at a later date.

Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Mrs. Holmes was born May 7, 1954, in Kerrville, the daughter of Cornelius Robert Ballou and Susan Marie Gibson Ballou. She married Duncan Holmes on Aug. 14, 1976, and he survives.

She was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a stenographer.

For many years, she was a kindergarten teacher.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Holmes is survived by a daughter, Hanna Elizabeth Holmes and her husband, Ross Taylor, of Kansas City, Missouri.

Survivors also include one brother, one sister and spouses, Robert and Patty Ballou of Redland, California, and Deborah and David Pilgrim of Burnet.

Mrs. Holmes was preceded in death by her parents, as well as two sisters, Judy Weatherford and Kathy Semanovich.

Memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse or the charity of choice.