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Nancy Carol Wilson Gilbert

August 7, 1941 — August 8, 2023

Burlington

Nancy Carol Wilson Gilbert

Nancy Carol Wilson Gilbert, 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on August 7, 1941 in Alamance County to the late Alexander Burton Wilson and Connie Mozelle Riley Wilson, and was married to the late Garland Rudolph Gilbert.

Nancy was a waitress for many years at Dottie’s Starlite Grill. She was a member of Glencoe Baptist Church, she enjoyed fishing, working in her flowers and most of all she loved her animals.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Dodson; a son, Tommy Dodson; her grandchildren, Lee Dodson, Heather Williamson and husband Bruce, Elizabeth Whitfield, Shannon Whitfield and Jonathan Whitfield; great grandchildren, Cassie Williamson, Taylor Dodson, Ashlyn Dodson, Tyler Maxwell, and Katelyn Whitfield; sisters, Jean Varner and husband Buzz, Gail Parks and husband Bob, Ann Adams and husband Cliff; a brother, Larry Wilson; numerous nieces and nephews; and her canine companions that she adored, Gretchen and Baby Girl.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a grandson, Brandon Whitfield; a sister, Flora Wilson and her brothers, Jerry, Frankie and Jimmy Wilson.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Sunday, August 13, 2023 at Glencoe Baptist Church by Pastor Darrell Massey with the burial to follow at Haw River Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:00pm to 1:45pm Sunday prior to the service and other times at the daughter, Susan’s home.

Memorials may be made to AuthoraCare, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to Glencoe Baptist Church, 2556 Glencoe Street, Burlington, NC 27217. You may send condolences and watch the service at www.lowefuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Sunday, August 13, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 13, 2023

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Starts at 3:15 pm (Eastern time)

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