MRS. MILDRED CASLEY ~ HOLMES, {93} of Burgess, SC departed this life on Friday, June 05, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Recer Casley, was born September 07, 1921 in Florence, SC. She was affectionately known as “Nana” to her children, grandchildren and great~grandchildren. She was one {1} of twelve {12} children blessing this union. Mildred spent her earlier years in Florence County where she also attended public schools. In 1945 Mildred to the community of North Myrtle Beach where for many years she was an employee of Doughnut Diner. Later she moved to the Burgess Community where she met and married the late James Holmes in 1957. Mildred worked for the Horry County School System for thirty {30} years and retired in 1985. Mildred was an active and devoted member of Mt. Zion AME Church, where she served on many auxiliaries and committees. For many years, she also served as a Head Stewardess, Mother of the Church and Missionary Society for over sixty {60} years. where the Board is named after her, “Mildred C. Holmes Society.” She was a Layperson. Left to cherish her memories are her devoted children, Barbara German {Bernard}, Fannie Singletary {Robert}, Maggie Bethea, Viola Stevens and Elmer Holmes {Brenda}; twenty~five grandchildren; thirty~six {36} great~grandchildren; twenty~nine {29} great~great~grandchildren and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Mt. Zion AME Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC.


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