Carolyn Gray Holland

November 29, 1935April 10, 2018

Carolyn Gray Holland, 82, of Midland, TX, passed away April 10th, 2018 at the Terrace West Nursing Home after a short illness. Carolyn was born in Big Spring, Texas on November 29th, 1935, the 1st child of Mary Mildred and Robert L. Gray.

She graduated from Midland High School, and then earned a BS in Education from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, TX. She married Donald Gene Holland in 1957 and started her family. Carolyn taught school in Midland, TX, and then devoted her time to taking care of her family and raising her children, when her children were in high school she became a realtor in Midland, TX and worked for Weldon Taylor Realtors.

Carolyn has been very influential in many people’s lives and will be terribly missed and fondly remembered forever.

She is survived by her children, Mark Holland of Houston, TX, Gaye Nickell of Granbury, TX, her grandchildren, Crystal Chapman of Childress, TX and Garrit Skiles of Lohn, TX, and her brother, R.L. “Bud” Gray of Martin County, TX.

Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, April 14th at Fairland Cemetery in Marble Falls, TX at 3 PM.

Special thanks to Star Hospice for the excellent care and consideration they gave to Carolyn and her family members. They were thoughtful at all times and did their best to make her last days as comfortable for her as possible.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, April 14, 2018

Carolyn Gray Holland

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