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Carrie Lee (Locklear) Bilgera

February 11, 1950 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Carrie Bilgera Obituary

Carrie L. Bilgera, 74, of the Raeford North Carolina, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 12, 2024.

Born in Robeson County, NC, Carrie lived in Jacksonville Florida for 40 years where she owned and operated a beauty salon. She moved to North Carolina in 2021.

Carrie is survived by her daughter, Vanessa Bilgera-Krug and husband Patrick of Jacksonville, FL, her sons Gary (Ian) Bilgera and wife Mary Buckley-Bilgera of Raeford, NC and Julius Bilgera and wife Lacey Bilgera of Jacksonville, FL; sister Marie Jones of Raeford, NC; aunts Retha Kenworthy and Annie Ruth Locklear both of North Carolina; sisters-in-law, Donna Locklear, Beverly Locklear both of North Carolina and Gail Locklear of Virginia Beach, VA; brother-in law Robert Marshall of Norfolk, VA; seven grandchildren Kaylee, Jennifer, Annette, Makayla, Cecilia, Na’thali Kai, and Koa Li; three great grandchildren Luna Rae, Bastian, and Declan along with many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Mary Frances and Johnny Caldwell, siblings Dolan Locklear, Sylvia (Roland) Ollgaard, Mildred Marshall, Donnie Gene Locklear, Earl Locklear, Johnny Locklear and Dennis (Beck) Locklear; and grandchild Lhonnie Jay.

Carrie was immensely proud of her family and looked forward to moving home to North Carolina where she lived with her sister Marie who cared for her during her final days. She leaves behind beautiful memories.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Crumpler Funeral Home 131 Harris Ave. Raeford, NC 28376.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association

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Celebration of Life
March 16, 2024

1:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home of Raeford
131 Harris Ave.
Raeford, NC 28376


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