Mrs. Carrie Lou Gilbert, age 84, of Winfield passed away on Monday, November 21, 2022 in the Fayette Medical Center. Mrs. Gilbert was born on July 30, 1938 in Fayette County, AL to Denvier Elon and Velma Housh Trimm. Carrie was a member of the Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church. Mrs. Gilbert was a 1956 graduate of Winfield City High School. She later attended Bevill State Community College where she earned her degree as a Laboratory Technician. Mrs. Gilbert later became the owner of Gilbert Utilities Company where she spent many years.
Mrs. Gilbert is survived by her son, Tim Gilbert (Rita) of Florence, daughters, Susan Gilbert of Winfield, Janice Gilbert of Arab, and Tina Galloway of Fayette, grandchildren, Zack Gilbert (Stephanie), Dee Aldridge (Dennis), Brooke Pollard Bunn, Hunter Randall (Caitlin), Sabrina Blackburn (John), Cricket Fortner (Casey), Crystal Gilreath (Chad), and Cal Simmons, 15 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gilbert was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Carl Gilbert, and sister, Charlean Hocutt.
Funeral services for Mrs. Gilbert will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Old Union Cemetery. The Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home.
Bowen Funeral Home serving the Gilbert family.