Tanya Elizabeth Holmes Jarrell, age 79, of Pascagoula was received into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Ocean Springs, MS. She was born November 6, 1941 in Mobile, Alabama and lived here most of her life. She was a graduate of Pascagoula High School in 1959. Tanya devoted her life to her family as a homemaker. She enjoyed attending many different denominations of Churches and was a sweet and loving person to all.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ivan Isaac Holmes and Elsie McLendon Holmes; daughter, Rebecca McCormick; long time companion, James Dickerson.
She is survived by her three daughters, Deirdre Robertson; Robin Lister Clay, and Misty Jarrell; son-in-law, James D. McCormick; seven grandchildren, Tim, Joshua, Jeremy, Heather, Krysta, Victoria, and James Donald; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Holmes; sister, Denise Fischer; former husband and father to her daughters, LaDonice Jarrell.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:00-1:00pm at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula. Funeral Service will follow at 1:00pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Eugene Eubank officiating. Interment will follow at Grand Bay Cemetery in Grand Bay, AL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation. You may send condolences to her family or share a memory about Tanya on the Tribute Wall of www.obryanotkeefe.com
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