Karen “Miss Karen” Holston passed away peacefully at her home on Sept. 22, 2022 in Seaford, surrounded by her loving family and pastor.

Born in Seaford, Karen was the daughter of Walter and Iva King. Karen grew up in Delmar. In 1974 she graduated from Delmar High School and Vo-Tech where she studied cosmetology. She worked as a hairdresser for five years before working several other jobs until she found her true passion and opened Miss Karen’s Family Daycare. She ran the daycare for 16 years before retiring due to health reasons in 2010. Karen was an avid member of Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark) for over 20 years where she was a board member and treasurer for many years. 

She is survived by her high school sweetheart and loving husband of 47 years Vic Holston and their children Robert A. Holston (Nicole) of Laurel, Heather L. Shepard (fiancé Shawn Ly) of Seaford, De and William B. Holston of Houston, as well as grandchildren Devon M. DeMaio, Noah R. Ly and Allen R. “AJ” Shepard Jr.; siblings Billy King (Joan), Eddie King (Phyillis), Ellen Bowden (Daniel), Julie DeBord (Mack) and Ron King (Tammy); as well as an abundance of cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and a very special companion and furry son Marley Todd.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter Kayla M. DeMaio and grandson Travis Holston. 

Services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Seaford Wesleyan Church (The Ark). Graveside service was held at Line United Methodist Church in Whitesville and was officiated by Pastor Dave Kiser. 

Funeral arrangements made by Cranston Funeral Home of Seaford.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Karen E. Holston. 

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