Donations may be made to the family thru Mahn Funeral Homes, 900 N Main, DeSoto, MO 63020
Betty Joyce Baker Holmes, age 80, entered into rest at her DeSoto residence on Thursday, July 19, 2012. Born March 9, 1932, in St Louis, Missouri, to the late, Clarence E. and Ruby (Nee Bess) Baker. She is survived by her loving family which includes her husband of 50 years:Joe R. Holmes; daughter, Cathy Jo (Steve) Buck of O'Fallon; sons: John Charles Schultz of Columbia, MO, Danny (Barbara) Holmes of O'Fallon, MO, Joey R. Holmes of DeSoto; brothers: Robert (Sandra) Baker of Fenton, Ken (Janet) Baker of St. Louis; grandchildren: Matt Holmes, Michael Buck, Kelly Cossey, Chris Buck; great-grandchildren: Ashley Cossey, Emma Cossey, Joey Holmes and Tyler Gard
She was preceeded in death by her parents and a son, Charles "Mike" Michael Holmes.
She loved taking care of horses and cattle, traveling and geneology.
Steven Buck will officiate the service.