Kindle Kori Holmes

October 1, 1975 - February 18, 2012
Kindle Kori Holmes


Kindle Kori (Ellis) Holmes, age 36, passed away at her home on February 18, 2012 in North Carolina from complications after surgery.

She was born October 1, 1975 in Casper, WY. She graduated from Natrona County High School in 1994. She married Jared Franklin Holmes on February 10, 1996. They lived in Casper half of their married life and moved to Ohio and then to North Carolina. They loved to travel and have new adventures.

She is survived by her husband, Jared and daughters, Allison, Kayleigh and Amanda of North Carolina; her mother, Cheryl Wahl and stepfather, Hurk Wahl of Casper; her father, Kent Ellis and stepmother, Gerilynn Ellis of Portland, OR; her sister, Nichole Fransen (Brian); niece, Sydney Russ and nephew, Spencer Russ all of Casper; her sister, Kellee Shurman (Jeremiah) and their children of Glenrock; her brother, Jack Ellis of Portland, OR and numerous grandparents; aunts; uncles; cousins; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Leroy Eklund.

She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, auntie, granddaughter, niece and cousin who was loved by all and will be dearly missed and in our hearts forever. Her beautiful smile and laugh left a lasting impression on all who were lucky enough to meet her.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels on behalf of the Holmes family.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • February 23, 2012
    Amy Beecher says:
    Kayleigh and Family, We at Murray are thinking of all of you everyday. Your strength is amazing. We miss you and await your return to school.

  • February 23, 2012
    Jami Warner says:
    May God be with all of Kindle's family and friends and give them strength and comfort. Kindle was a beautiful person inside and out. I knew her since jr high and will always remember her with love and respect.

  • February 23, 2012
    Derek Hill says:
    Worked with Kindle for a while when we were still in high school and after we graduated, she was such a sweetheart! Praying for her family, I know she will be missed greatly!

  • February 23, 2012
    Jennifer Williams Borud says:
    To the Holmes & Ellis family, Our heart felt & deepest sympathy to the entire family. It has been a long time since I have seen Kindle & her beautiful little girls but as always she had a beaming smile on her face. My family prays for comfort & strength for you all in this time of need. It was too soon for her to go home & we know she will be missed. Jennifer Williams Borud & family

  • February 23, 2012
    Stephanie Catellier Venn says:
    I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sadness. I remember Kindle from JH and HS. She was a good friend to my sister, Sherri. All the memories I have of Kindle are so nice. I'm so so sorry! Stephanie Venn