Monday , September 10, 2012 - 9:10 AM
Cheryl Jean Winter Holmes of Liberty celebrated her 80th birthday on Sept. 6. The event was commemorated with a family party held at her home on Sept. 1.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1932. The youngest of four girls, she was born in Ogden to Peter and Mabel Blanch Winter of Huntsville. She lived in Huntsville until her marriage to Avan Lavoy Holmes of Liberty.
She worked as the school secretary at Valley School in Huntsville for many years. She also worked until retirement in the graduation office at Weber State University, helping many students make it through the graduation paperwork and process to receive their degrees.
She enjoyed golfing with friends and still enjoys outings with the “Lunch Bunch.” She is an active member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. She also served as captain of the Camp Durfee group.
She has enjoyed cooking and sewing, and makes quilts. She crochets, and makes afghans and doilies. She enjoys reading and likes to keep busy doing something.
She is a cancer survivor of 32 years.
Her children and spouses are Mitch and Carol Holmes, Liberty; Kim and Sue Holmes, Plain City; and Merlynn and Dale Fowers, Hooper.
She has eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.