Holly Springs Funeral Home

Carolyn Jean Fesmire Holbrook

Carolyn Jean Jordan Fesmire Holbrook was born on July 29, 1947, in Abbeville, Mississippi, and went to heaven on May 8, 2021, at the age of 73, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Holbrook, in 2017, and her father, Troy H Jordan, in 1993.  She is survived by her son, Chris Fesmire (Stanley), and a daughter, Cheri Simmons (Frankie, deceased).  She is also survived by her grandchildren, Mary Simmons, Shirley Simmons, Patricia Simmons, and Brandon Jeffries; her mother, Lily "Orene" Haynie Jordan Ward; two brothers, Robert H Jordan of Holly Springs, and Mike Ward of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and a sister, Mary J Miller of Atoka, Tennessee.

Carolyn was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Holly Springs.  She was also a member of the Pilot Club of Holly Springs for many years, and during that time she held several officer positions.  Carolyn also taught ceramics as an outreach project to express her faith and love of art.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations to Pilot Club International or First Baptist Church of Holly Springs.  They would also like to thank friends and family for the love, friendship, and prayers that you gave during her time of illness.

Services will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 11:00 am, at the Holly Springs Funeral Home.  A visitation will begin at 9:00 am, and last until service time.  Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery. 

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