Susie Holmes

susie holmes

May 4, 1929 ~ December 28, 2020

Born in: Rockingham, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Susie DeBerry Holmes, 91, formerly of West Asheville entered into her eternal heavenly home December 28,2020 Susie is someone that will always be remembered for her kind, caring and loving spirit.

She was the seventh child born to the late Chine and Julia Lee DeBerry of Rockingham, North Carolina. Her loving mother passed away when Susie was 7 months old. Susie was lucky that her mother’s sister and her husband, her Aunt Pat and Uncle Jim Wallace took little Susie home to bring up as their own.

Susie was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Isaac Daniel Holmes, Sr. and her son, Isaac Daniel Holmes, Jr. (Danny).

Her daughter, Brenda H. Hopkins and son-in-law, David of Arden, survive her.

Memorials may be given in her name to Givens Estates Resident Assistance Fund, 2360 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and staff at Givens Health Care Center for the loving care and dedication they provided for Susie while she resided there.

There will be a private graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Enka, NC on Tuesday January 5, 2021 at 1:00 PM


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Graveside Service: January 5, 2021 1:00 pm

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1498 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715


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  1. Brenda and David,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    I know your daddy was glad to see her. He always seemed like he adored her.I know you will miss her.

  2. Brenda….I just read about Susie’s passing. I am sorry that she is gone, but I know she is in a good place next to your dad. Betty and I wish we could be there to hold and console you. This year has made it to difficult to travel. We love you guys and wish you the best for the New Year. You will stay in our prayers and so will David. Love, Scott and Betty

  3. Brenda, I was sorry to see that your mother had passed away and also joyful to know she is in heaven with your dad and Danny. I remember you all very fondly from our growing up together at Sand Hill. Your parents and you and Danny were very special to me. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Brenda, i am so very sorry for your mom passing, I had such wonderful times with her at Sand Hill, she was such a great lady, you and David will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Brenda, I am very sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. Susie was always very nice and kind to me when I first came to Asheville. She and you Dad seemed to want to help a small town boy just starting out in the big city. I still appreciate both of them. I know “Ike” and Danny have already welcomed her.

  6. My deepest sympathy to the family.
    My parents Beaufort and Nora Robison were very good friends with Susie and Issac as they lived on Salola st. My parents grave is behind Susie.
    Paul Joe

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