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On Sunday, June 12, 2005, MARY "BELLE" HOLT (nee Smith), of Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, MD. Beloved wife of the late Earl K. Holt. Devoted mother of Dennis and wife Barbara Holt, and Marla Holt. Dear sister of Crawford and Rose Marie Smith, Robert and Shirley Smith, Edward and Patricia Smith, Margaret and Cliff Duntley, and sister-in-law Joan Smith. Loving grandmother of Zac, Jeremy and Emily Tibbels; and her step grandchildren Christina and Scott Jeffcoat, Holly Goldstein, Jeannie Long, and Stephen Holt; her five great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by parents Wilbur and Grace Smith, and brother Selby Smith, and two grandchildren, Angel and Missy Holt. She leaves behind a loving caregiver, Shirley Masemer and her beloved friends, Nancy Billingslea, Lynne Gebhardt, Vince Dyer, and her neighbors at Carroll Lutheran Village. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 16, 2005, 7 to 9 P.M. at BURRIER-QUEEN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, P.A., 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield (beside S. Carroll High School). Funeral service will take place Friday, June 17, 2005 at 10 A.M. at Krug Auditorium and Chapel, 300 St. Luke Circle, Westminster, MD 21157, with viewing one hour prior to service. Interment Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006.

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