Carrie E. Holstein, 92, of Belmont, Ohio, was welcomed home Jan. 11, 2019. Born in Flushing, Ohio Feb. 23, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Thoburn Williams and Josephine Walter Williams.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 1981 by her husband, Elden Holstein; son, Jim Holstein in 1985; brother, Donald William; sisters, Alice Scott, Arvella Michniak, and Louise Nimon; grandsons, Scott Blake and Aaron Holstein; granddaughter, Jessica White; and great-granddaughter, Alexus Blake.

Carrie will remain forever in the hearts of those who survive; daughters, Betty (Harvey) Strausbaugh of Sun City Center, Florida and Linda (Dale) Blake of Belmont, Ohio; son, Tom (Sharon) Holstein of St. Clairsville, Ohio; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna Heade and Irene Zwick both of Canton, Ohio; and brother, Henry (Melissa) Williams of Flushing, Ohio.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, Carrie was a devoted Christian and her faith was easily seen in her beautiful blue eyes. Carrie had a heart of gold, making a fundamental impact on many lives.

Family and friends are invited for visitation, Sunday, Jan.13 from 2-6 p.m., Patron Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, 322 N. Main St., Bethesda, Ohio. Services for Carrie will be conducted Monday, Jan. 14 at noon, Flushing Alliance Church, 427 E. High Street, Flushing, Ohio 43977. Pastor Nathan McKeen officiating. Interment will follow, Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain, Ohio.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the nursing staff at Barnesville Hospital for their support and special care given to Carrie. Memorial contributions may be made to Flushing Alliance Church. Those wishing to share their prayers, memories and condolences, please visit: patronfuenralhomesand