Carolyn Marie Soper Holland
September 25, 1926 – August 30, 2014
Carolyn Marie Soper Holland, 87, of Huntingtown passed away August 30, 2014 at her residence. She was born September 25, 1926 in Prince Frederick to Joseph Carroll and Clara Marie (Bowen) Soper. Carolyn was raised on the family farm in Huntingtown and graduated from Calvert High School. She then went on to Strayer Business School in Baltimore City for one year. She met James E. Holland while he was visiting her family’s farm and they were married January 28, 1945. They raised their family in Dares Beach and in 1982 moved back to the family farm in Huntingtown. Carolyn was the Second Secretary for the superintendent at the Board of Education for several years. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick. She enjoyed bowling, reading, playing bridge, crossword puzzles and watching sports.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband James E. Holland, Sr., a daughter Dianne M. Bowen, a son James E. Holland, Jr., and sisters Mildred Link and Jane Ray. She is survived by daughters Janice C. Holland of Linthicum and Kimberly H. Freeland and husband Wilson of Prince Frederick, grandchildren Tina McMahon, Chad Lankford, both of St. Leonard and Will and Jimmy Freeland, both of Prince Frederick, great-grandchildren Courtney, Dani, Christopher and Zachary and sons-in-law Johnny Lankford of St. Leonard and Donald Bowen of Huntingtown.
Thursday, September 4, 2014