| Mrs. Carrie H. Philbeck, 81, of Shelby, passed away at White Oak Manor of Shelby on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Lemuel Hoyle & Letha Swink Hoyle and was
also preceded in death by her husband, Ben Philbeck; brothers, Ernest Hoyle & Billy Hoyle and a sister,
She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church where she was a past leader of the church singles group and
worked with missions. She loved flowers and being in the outdoors. She was a retired cafeteria manager with
the Cleveland County School System. She loved children and spent many years working in the church nursery. She
is survived by a daughter, Robin Tillotson & husband, Phillip of Lawrenceville, GA; a son, Raymond Philbeck
and wife, Joyce of Aurora, NC; a close friend for 15 years, Jack Ware of Shelby; grandchildren, Paige Betts and
husband, Andrew; John Tillotson and Allison Leigh; Evan Philbeck & Tiffany Philbeck; 2 sisters, Martha Jones &
Hazel Putnam & husband, Harris of Shelby as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all the staff at White Oak Manor of Shelby and Hospice of
Visitation: The family will receive friends Saturday, June 30th 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at
Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory and other times at the home
Funeral: Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Sunday, July 1st at 4:00 p.m.
Officiating: Rev. Andy Oliver & Dr. Jim Richardson
Memorials: Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 1106 Poplar Springs Ch. Rd., Shelby, NC 28152
or to: Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150
Family Headquarters: 311 Poplar Springs Church Rd., Shelby, NC
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory
On line condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com