Carolyn Kay Benjamin

Age 81, of Holt, passed away November 23, 2022 in Holt. She was born August 2, 1941 in Lansing to the late Harold and Muzetta (Shattuck) Young.

Carolyn was a graduate of Holt High School, and later worked for a number of years at Fisher Body. Carolyn had a great love for their cottage in Kalkaska, Michigan.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Benjamin; sister and brother-in-law: Jean (Bud) Morton; daughters: Dianna (Bryan) Harris, and Tiffaney (Tyrice) Williams; stepsons: Bruce (Rushell) Benjamin, and Gale Benjamin; granddaughters: Raeleen Davis, Jennifer Wells, Jesalee Jones, and Abigale Benjamin; great-grandchildren: Jack Davis, and Aurora Jones; nephews: Brian (Tracy) Morton, Brad (Teri) Morton, and Brent (Kelly) Morton.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Kimberly (Wells) Smith.

The funeral for Carolyn will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, 2121 Cedar St., Holt, MI 48842, interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Lansing. Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and Wednesday one hour prior to the funeral.

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Tiffaney Williams
November 24, 2022 at 10:24 am

My heart is broke!! I miss you so much Momma!!
Ur with Grandma, Grandpa and ur oldest daughter Kimmy,,,

Your youngest daughter Tiffaney
November 25, 2022 at 5:38 pm

I wish I could talk to u again, hold u and kiss ur face!!!
I just can’t stop crying Mom!!

November 26, 2022 at 5:09 pm

My prayers and condolences with love Tiff. I did not have the chance to meet your mom but if she was half the woman as you have mentioned then she was a good woman in my eyes.

Wendy Collins
November 26, 2022 at 5:21 pm

Sending lots of love and prayers.
Mann I meet this beautiful woman when I was 14-15 years old she is just like another mother to me.
When I received this HEART BREAKING news from TIFF I INSTANTLY BROKE OUT IN TEARS. you definitely will be sooo missed you BEAUTIFUL QUEEN.

Theresa Doerr
November 29, 2022 at 9:34 am

Tiffany, my heart breaks for you and your family. No amount of words can heal your heart. Time helps and remember she lives on. In you and will be with you everyday in you heart and memories.

Tamara Ruthe
November 29, 2022 at 6:26 pm

Aunt Tiff my heart goes out to you and the family. Sending love and condolences to you all.

Tyrice Williams
November 29, 2022 at 7:09 pm

Sending love and prayers to my wife’s family ! Mom used to always crack jokes with me and always make me laugh she made me feel comfortable. I remember the first time I met mom at our wedding it was a blessing for her to see her daughter’s marriage we love you mom.

November 30, 2022 at 9:32 am

Sending all my Love and Prayers !

Carolyn I dont think I ever got to say Thank You !
You taught me many things as a child and as an adult! You always made me lauugh and feel welcome! The last time i seen you I was a mess and So was my Maid of Honor Dress for the next Morning!! Tiff did all she could she picked me and the dress up and we brought it to you!! You worked and worked andmade sure i wore that dress!! XoxoUntill we meet again!
Tiffaney and Diana
Im so sorry! I love you both tmore than word can express! Kimmy too! Hold your memories close I know Kinny is happy to see her momma again!

Tiffaney Williams
November 30, 2022 at 9:47 pm

Well Momma we laid you to rest today,, I’m going to miss you so much, I’m never going to be the same again, my heart is broke, this pain is to much to handle!!

December 2, 2022 at 5:33 am

I love you so much

December 3, 2022 at 3:27 pm

I miss you so much

December 4, 2022 at 12:25 pm

RIP Momma ur in no more pain,,, Dennis said something to me that hit hard to my heart, he said “
u have to live ur life” and he’s right!! I love & miss u so much this is unreal,,, ur in no more pain.


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