Tracy A. Holmes

Published 2:32 pm Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Tracy Angela Holmes, of Tryon, passed away Nov. 23, 2018, at Smith Phayer Hospice house after a long battle with cancer.

Born in Greenville, South Carolina, she is the daughter of Susan Bridwell Fender (Britton) of Easley, South Carolina, and the late Lloyd Whitmire.

During her life, she became an avid animal lover, fostering and adopting animals. Tracy was a kind loyal true friend to all that knew her. 

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Surviving in addition to her mother and stepfather is her husband of 20 years, Neil Holmes; father-in-law, Dave Holmes (Marcie); mother-in-law, Anita Harbin (David); two brothers-in-law, Steve and Jeff Holmes; one nephew, Jacob Holmes; a host of cousins and their families, Marcia Ledford (Walter), Monica Ledford, Paul Bridwell Jr. (Lynn), Linda Bever (Andy), Yvette Lane (Keith), Manny McBride (Maria), Jessica Dolcimascolo (Paul), Stephen Bridwell Sr. (Melody), Stephen Bridwell Jr. (Kendyl), Joe Bridwell (Melanie), Joe Bridwell II and Maegan Bridwell.

A celebration of Tracy’s life will be held in the spring of 2019.

Memorials may be made to Bonnie Brae Veterinary Hospital Angel Fund, 155 Shuford Drive, Columbus, NC 28782.

An online guest register is available at

McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Tryon