South African called as new mission president

Leon Arthur Holmes, 58, and Elizabeth Anne Holmes, five children, Rynfield Ward, Benoni South Africa Stake. Brother Holmes serves as a Sunday School teacher and is a former national public affairs director, stake president and counselor, stake mission president and bishop. Director for temporal affairs in the Africa Southeast Area, Corporation of the Presiding Bishop. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, to Arthur James and Irene Carr Holmes.


Sister Holmes, a stake Primary president, is a former ward Primary president and counselor, Relief Society president, counselor in a Young Women presidency, seminary teacher, Cub Scout leader and nursery leader. Born in Oranjemund, Namibia, to Thomas Snowdon and Enrica Maria Redaelli Gibson.

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One Response to South African called as new mission president

  1. Elmarie du Preez Peric says:

    I am desperately trying to get in contact with Leon Holmes. I am an old family friend. I have been calling his Mother Irene Holmes on several occasions without success and I concerned about her.

    Leon if you are reading this, please contact me, at the above email address or private email My telephone number in Luxembourg is +352 691 812 975.

    Many thanks.
    Kind regards

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