Frances Rost Holmes

November 17, 1937 - January 30, 2021

Frances Rost Holmes, 83, of Beaumont, died Saturday, January 30, 2021, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on November 17, 1937, in Kaplan, Louisiana, to Diane Landry Rost and George Rost.

Survivors include her children, Terry France and her husband, William, of Lumberton; Pam O’Grady and her husband, Mark, of Anahuac; Mark Holmes and his wife, Kellie, of Port Neches; and Martin “Butch” Holmes and his wife, Crystal, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Ginny France; Heather France; Shaunica Jayson; Jarrod Holmes; Brittany Holmes; Mark Joshua Holmes; Wesley Holmes; Heath Holmes; Heagan Holmes; Jake Holmes; and Katie Holmes; great-grandchildren, Michael Graves; Mason Allen; M.J. Holmes; Max Jayson; Molly Jayson; Maddie Jayson; Sterling Holmes; Mason Holmes; Andrew Holmes; and Mark Jonathan Holmes; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Mary Cheryl Holmes; and siblings, Ervin Rost; Cecile Bourque; Jane Mouton; George L. Rost; and Carl Rost.

A gathering of Ms. Holmes’ family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., February 4, 2021, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 211 Hardy Avenue, Nederland, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas, 2780 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703.

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Linda & Carl Rose

So very sorry for your loss. Know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

David Rabalais

Butch, so very sorry to hear of your mothers passing, love and prayers for you and your family,, God bless

Dawn Tramel

Pam Sending condolences to your family. Praying that God will comfort you in the days to come. Dawn Hodgkinson Tramel

Tracy LeClair

Aunt Frances was a Sweet Lady, and my Godmother. I remember the times we visited there in Texas and all the Smiles and Laughter at every family get together. I'm sure she's safe now and in the Loving arms of Mawmaw, Pawpaw and everyone else who arrived in Heaven before her....Love and Prayers to All the Loved ones still here Missing her Sweet Smile!

Mary E Broussard

Frances was my godmother. I’m sending prayers to all her children, grand children and great grandchildren. My mother was Sable Broussard, Aunt Diana, Frances’ mother’s youngest sister.. Y’all will all be in my thoughts and prayers...

Monica Meaux

Thoughts and prayers for your family. God bless you.

Sandra Womack

Butch, Crystal, Katie and family, so sorry to read the passing of your Mom and grandmother. Prayers of comfort to the family.

Robert & Cindy Miller

Rob & I send prayers of comfort to the Holmes Families.

Kelly Chesnut

Pam, Mark, and the entire Holmes family, I’m so very sorry for this unimaginable loss of your sweet mother Frances. I can’t believe she passed on the anniversary of our moms passing 1 year later. The pain is still so prevalent and heartbreaking but we know that they are with our Father in heaven reunited with all their love ones!!! We are lifting all of you up in prayer throughout these difficult days, weeks, and months ahead! I am here for you and whatever you all need!!! Love you all. Kelly, Willie, Chandler, and Carson Chesnut✝️

Rachel Bourque Johnson

I have many fond memories of Aunt Francis - growing up so close to her sister, my MawMaw thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

Darla Roy

Terry, Pam, Mark, and Butch—My prayers are with you. My memories of your mother are from my childhood. She was so gracious and elegant. I was always in awe of her. May she rest In peace.

Chris Oubre

So sorry to hear of y’all’s loss of your mother.

Angela Baker

I have such fond memories of Frances, as she and my mother, Mary Granger were not only cousins, but friends. I am sending thoughts of comfort to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. You all are in my prayers. Sending a virtual hug to all and my love.

Kevin and Lindsey Fawcett

Mark, Butch, Terry, and Pam. We are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. Sending love and prayers that God wrap you in his loving arms and ease your suffering.

Stephen & Debra Diamond

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to each member of the Holmes family.