Barbara Locke Carter

October 11, 1942 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Barbara Carter Obituary

Barbara “Bobbie” Carter Locke Gipson passed peacefully in the care of her beloved sister, Susie Tipps, on Thursday, January 18, 2024, in Orange Grove, Texas. She was 81 years old.

Formerly of Glen Rose, Texas, Bobbie owned and operated a town landmark, Bobbie’s Beauty Salon, for over 40 years. She loved her four girls and never missed a sporting event or school activity. In her free time, she enjoyed playing the fiddle at Oakdale Park, hosting friends and family and playing dominoes. But her true joy was being the best grandmother and great-grandmother.

Bobbie is preceded in death by her father, Coleman Clay Carter; aunt, Verta Clay Carter; her beloved grandmother Myrtle Carter; first husband, Lloyd Burton Locke and second husband, O’Neil Gipson.

Bobbie is survived by her sister, Susie Tipps; daughters, Sheila Locke, Michele Hahnfeld (Eric), Dana Locke (Janet Dammann) and Lori Locke; grandchildren, Melissa, Angie and Jennifer Gosdin, April Hahnfeld, Coleman and Eric Murphy; and two great-grandchildren, Carter and Reese Gwin.

She will be laid to rest in a Graveside Service to be held on Monday, January 22, 2024, at 1:00 PM at Alice Cemetery on Martin Luther King Drive, Alice, Texas 78332

She was so loved in life and will be missed by so many.

Services are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 East Main Street, Alice, Texas.

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Graveside Service
January 22, 2024

1:00 PM
Alice Cemetery
1230 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Alice, TX 78332


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