Upstate couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

Fred & Nema Holmes

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Holmes family gathers for celebration
Fred and Nema Holmes celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with a reception Saturday afternoon.

 
The couple moved to the Upstate after serving as missionaries in Mexico. They have six sons and one daughter, who all gathered for the weekend celebration.

Fred Holmes served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He wrote about his experiences during the war in the book, “Under His Wings.”

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Fred Holmes Jr. with sister Patty Crawford
Fred Holmes Jr. with sister Patty Crawford

 

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