LINCOLNTON - Carolyn Byers Gilbert, 86, of 812 S. Madison Street, died Feb. 12, 2013.
Her funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the Warlick Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kathy McAbee offi-ciating.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Inurnment will take place Tuesday at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Gilbert was born July 17, 1926, in Catawba County, to the late J.T. and Idella Leonard Byers. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Gilbert, a son, Robbie Gilbert, two brothers, Wendel Byers and Alton Byers, and sisters, Loyce Dellinger, Janet Schronce, and Conette Heavner. She was a long-time member of Rhyne Heights United Methodist Church. Carolyn was the owner and operator of Caro-lyn's Beauty Shop for over sixty years.
She is survived by a son, Gregory Gilbert of Lincolnton; three sisters, Elaine Hartman of Cherryville, Phyllis Hovis of Chapin, SC, and Barbara Drumm of Mount Holly.
Memorials may be made to Rhyne Heights United Methodist Church, Storehouse Fund, 520 S. Rhyne Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092.
Warlick Funeral Home is serving the Gilbert family.