Carolyn Gilreath, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022.

Mrs. Gilreath was born on May 9, 1940, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late J.D. and Mabel May Kanady.  Carolyn was born and raised in White County.  She married Bill Gilreath on September 11, 1959, and was a long-time member of Mt. View Baptist Church.  She worked over 40 years with automobile dealerships in Cleveland.  In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Gilreath; brother, C.E. Kanady; sister, Charlotte Sutton.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn Mauney (Bill) and Tracy Ferguson (Don); grandchildren, Amy Allen (Galen), Callie Love (Chris), Joshua Ferguson (Emma Harris), and Jordan Ferguson; great-grandchildren, Lillian Allen and Laurel Allen; brother, J.R. Kanady (Frances); brother-in-law, Ervin Sutton; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family also survive.

Graveside services are scheduled for 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Mt. View Baptist Church.  The Rev. Chris Anderson will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home, prior to the graveside service.

In lieu of flowers the family kindly requests that donations be made to Mt. View Baptist Church – P.O. Box 2615, Cleveland, GA 30528.

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