Age 83, of Holt, passed away May 11, 2011. She was born on February 3, 1928 in Flint, MI the daughter of Elmer and Reta Kilborn.
Iola was preceded in death by her husband, Jack A. Clardy; sisters, Dorothy Stewart, Geraldine Gilbertson, Eloise Matteson; and nephew, Ronald Matteson. She is survived by her brother-in-law, Herbert Gilbertson and nieces and nephews, Judy (John) Murphy, Kevin (Rene) Matteson, Reta Matteson, James (Connie) Stewart, Diane (Dave) Jones, Mark (Sherri) Stewart, Candy (Jeff) Watson and their families.
Iola returned to Michigan in 2002 after living many years in the Atlanta, GA area. Most recently she lived at Tamarack Apts. in Holt and enjoyed the many friends she made there.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2011, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Inurnment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.