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December 14, 2013

Caroline J. Gilbert

Oct. 13, 1940 - Dec. 11, 2013

FAIRMOUNT — Caroline J. Gilbert, 73, of Fairmount, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Caroline was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Marion, the daughter of the late John O. Bannister and the late Betty J. (Johnson) Bannister. She graduated from Fairmount High School in 1959. Caroline and her husband, Terry Gilbert, were married on Jan. 18, 1969. She was a member of the Fairmount Baptist Church and was the owner of Caroline’s Hair Shack where she was a hairstylist for more than 50 years.

Caroline was an all around special lady. She loved her family, her work and the ladies who came to her shop. She enjoyed her grandchildren, reading, crossword puzzles and watching cooking channels.

She is survived by her husband, Terry Gilbert, Fairmount; daughter, Stephanie Gilbert, Anderson; son, Tony Gilbert, Fairmount; three granddaughters, Jasmine, Jalisa and Jada Harrington; and three sisters, Annie (Rick) Ricks, Fairmount, Judy (James) Meyers, Gas City, and Rebecca (Frank) Sigler, Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Bannister.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Fairmount Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry DeHart officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairmount Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.

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