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Celebration of Life

Chestnut Grove Community Church
Friday April 15th, 2022

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Carolyn Kay Gilbert

Castlewood, Va.

Carolyn Kay Gilbert, age 72, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at Ballad Health Hospice House, Bristol, Tenn.

She was born in Grundy, Va., the daughter of the late George & Pauline Whited Presley.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Perez.

Kay is survived by sons, Ronnie Gilbert II and wife, Lori and Terry Gilbert and wife, Kim; daughter, Robbie Iseminger and husband, Mike; sister, Shelia Espinoza and husband, Ron; brother, Doug Presley; eight grandchildren, Andy Iseminger (Amanda), Haley Gilbert Bowman (Isaac), Brandon Iseminger (Sarah), Trevor Gilbert, Clayton Gilbert (Kaitlyn), Austin Gilbert (Morgan), Brady Gilbert, and Seanna Gilbert; eight great-grandchildren with another on the way; several extended family members.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, April 15, 2022 at 6 p.m. at Chestnut Grove Community Church, Hidden Valley Road, Abingdon, Va. with Brother Andrew Bennett officiating.

In lieu of bringing food to the homes, the family asks that you bring it to the reception immediately following the service to share and celebrate Kay's life with her family and friends.

To share memories of Carolyn Kay Gilbert, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Kay's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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My prayers are with each of you. Kay was such a wonderful lady.

Linda Castle Duty Apr 20 2022 7:59 AM

Ronnie and Lori, soo sorry about Kay. She was a sweet person. Our prayers are with you.

Travis, Malissa, Megan and Tyler and J.t. and Leona Martin. Apr 15 2022 8:57 PM

Ronnie, Terry and Robbie,
Sorry to hear of the loss of your mom! I have many good memories of our families at softball tournaments. I pray for your family during this time of loss!

Miller Castle Apr 15 2022 8:17 AM

With sympathy,
Mickey & Jane Rhea

Jane B. Rhea Apr 14 2022 10:17 PM

Kay is my 1st cousin, we grew up together in Grundy, she was also my partner in crime. Our moms are sisters, so we were around each other a lot, She will be truly missed. I have many fond memories of my cousin and best friend. Our hearts goes out to all of the family. Love to all Barb and Marty

Barbara S Farmer Apr 14 2022 5:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Gilbert

Tom Williams Apr 14 2022 2:59 PM

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Clay, Lisa & Adam Apr 14 2022 10:56 AM

Praying for the family. Kay was a wonderful Aunt. Many childhood memories.

Stephanie & David Kegley Apr 14 2022 8:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Gilbert

Lisa Garrett Apr 14 2022 7:27 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carolyn Gilbert

Brandy Basham Apr 13 2022 9:41 PM

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