Carol Francis Holton, age 97, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022. She was born on December 18, 1924, in Detroit Michigan to the late John and Marian (Mitchell) Orr. Beloved wife of the late Rex Holton for 66 years. Carol loved to golf, play tennis, do puzzles (crossword and jigsaw) and she was a whiz at bridge, which she played on a regular basis until she was well into her 90s. She especially loved to travel – she and Rex traveled the world. She was a longtime member of Kirk in the Hills Church. Carol is survived by her sister, Mary Ellen O’Doherty, sister-in-law Judy Orr and her four children: Norman (Tamara) Holton, Linda (William) Little, Timothy (Kim) and Christopher (Madlyn) Holton. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Carol is preceded in death by her beloved grandson Kyle. A Memorial Service will be held at Kirk in the Hills, September 28, 2022, 11 a.m. Donations may be made to Lake Margrethe Foundation, PO Box 495, Alpena, MI 49707 or to Residential Hospice Foundation, 5440 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098.
Posted online on September 22, 2022
Published in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press