Genevieve V. "Susie" Holmes, 92, of Reedsville, passed away, Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Tunnelton, WV on March 29, 1928, a daughter of the late Albert Bowmar and Bessie (Pyles) Bowmar.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Susie was postmaster at the Reedsville Post Office for many years. She was a lifelong member of the Reedsville Methodist Church. Susie enjoyed quilting and traveling.
Susie is survived by her two daughters, Paulette Shrout and husband Chuck of Arthurdale and Patricia Ellen Stafford of Reedsville; one brother, John Bowmar of North Highlands, CA; one sister, Linda Liston of Albright; three grandchildren, Wendy Barrett (Ryan), Jennifer Polce (Tony) and Matthew Shrout (Diane Edwards) and two great grandchildren, Tony Polce Jr. and Maddox Polce.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Holmes; two brothers, William Bowmar and Robert Bowmar and one granddaughter, Heather Stafford.
Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A private family service will be held with Rev. Dr. David Spence officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Kingwood.
Due to COVID19, safety precautions will be taken, with that in mind the 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests, whose health allows, are to wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that visitors do not linger at the funeral home after seeing the Holmes family.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Rebecca, Karen, Jason and Cindy from Amedysis Hospice for their loving and exceptional care. Many thanks also to the wonderful in-home care takers; Phyllis Echard, Betty Jo Edgell, Shayla Cramer and Sandy Miller.
The family realizes Genevieve was loved by many and look forward to reading the condolences left on the Field Funeral Home website at www.fieldfuneralhome.com from anyone who is unable to attend services.