Eldorado – Carolyn Minnie Gilstrap was born Nov. 23, 1939 in Hamilton, TX to Layart and Edna Schwartz. She passed away on April 16, 2013 in Eldorado.

She married Jimmy (Hymie) Gilstrap on Jan. 14, 1972. They shared 40 years of marriage together. They lived in Goldthwaite and Eldorado.

She is survived by her husband of Eldorado; one son, Bodie Kirk Gilstrap of Eldorado, daughter Christy Lee Crisp and husband Robbin of Richland Springs; one grandson Seth Crisp of San Angelo one brother Larry Schwartz and wife Ruth of Early; sister-in-law, Kathy Bates of Conroe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Corky Lynn, and her mother and father-in-law, Rosalie and Jake Gilstrap.
Services were held Saturday April 20 at the Eldorado Cemetery Chapel.
Arrangements were by Kerbow Funeral Home.