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Beverly Joan Holtham, 81, of Sanford, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on August 5, 2019. She was born on August 21, 1937 to Lawrence and Adelaide (Drolet) Didia.   On February 6, 1992 she married Thomas Holtham and they had 27 wonderful years together.


Beverly worked as a bookkeeper and volunteered at Senior Services. She was an avid reader, Red Wings fan, enjoyed volleyball and loved going out for breakfast. Her family and grandchildren meant the world to her and she will be greatly missed. Her sarcasm, wit and humor brought many dear friends into her life.


Beverly is survived by her loving husband Tom, children; Michael (Mary), Michele (Dan), Paul (Marie), Sharon (John), Kelley (Tom), 15 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren with 3 more on the way. She is also survived by her beloved pets, her dog, Maize and cat, Buddy.


A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Smith-Miner Funeral home with Chaplain Doug Bassett of Heartland Hospice officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 4-7 pm and on Saturday from 10 am until the time of service.


Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Midland Humane Society or the Midland Senior Services.


On line condolences may be left at smithminer.com

Condolence Messages

  1. Nancy Wasilowski

    12 August 2019 2 years ago

    Bev, was my 1st cousin. I’ve know her all my life. 64 yrs. I loved her for the beautiful person she was.Lost contact, yrs ago. But stayed in touch with the Campbell clan. Everyone’s spread out all over the place. But thanks to FB we did ok. Bev will be missed by many RIP❤

  2. Tom Conte

    08 August 2019 2 years ago

    My sincerest condolences to the Campbell / Holtham Family I’ve know you all for many years, your Mom was a very generous and giving person, she was loved by many who knew her or came into contact with her, may she RIIP..

  3. Heather ODea

    06 August 2019 2 years ago

    Beverly was one heck of a lady! I loved getting to know her and LOVED her sense of humor. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

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