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Carole Edison Lineberger

May 24, 1933 — March 21, 2023


Carole Edison Lineberger


Dallas – Carole Jean Edison Lineberger, 89, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2023 at The Greens in Lincolnton.

Carole Jean was born in Gaston County on May 24, 1933 to the late Arnold Ray Eidson and Helen Pearl Ammons Eidson. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Joe Billy Lineberger, Sr.; her son-in-law, James Gilliland; brother and sister-in-law, Max and Ruth Edison.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was also a member of Philadelphia Lutheran Church. She also enjoyed her time in the Dallas Women’s Club.

She is survived by her three children, Joe Billy Lineberger, Jr. and wife Susan, Robert Lineberger and Gina L. Gilliland; 6 grandsons, Joseph, John, Matthew, and Benjamin Lineberger, Brad, and Walker Gilliland; great-grandchildren, Zane Lineberger, Van and Carson Gilliland.

Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, March 26, 2023 at Philadelphia Lutheran Church Cemetery with Pastor Shea Berbaum and Pastor John Spencer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Philadelphia Lutheran Church 1910 Philadelphia Church Rd, Dallas, NC 28034, St. Pauls Lutheran Church 531 Hardin Road, Dallas, North Carolina 28034, or Hospice and Palliative Care Lincoln County 900 Donita Drive, Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Condolences may be made online at

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the family.

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