Ms. Lynn Carlisle Starnes of Rockwell passed away peacefully on Friday, May 25, 2018. Lynn was born on August 23, 1956, daughter of the late Paul and Elizabeth "Lib" Carlisle.
She was a graduate of East Rowan High School, class of 1974, and was employed for more than a decade by Centurion Medical Products in Salisbury. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rockwell.
Lynn was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and friend - always willing to go above and beyond for those she loved. Her love for, and pride in, her grandchildren was only surpassed by her deep longing to one day see her parents again.
She is survived by her children and grandchildren: Angela Carlisle Critz of Mount Pleasant (Ella, Bennett and Jack), Charles Barbee, Jr. "CJ" of Kentucky (Brandon, Lexy and Aubrey), and Jessica Starnes of Salisbury (Miranda, Elijah and Kaylie); sisters and brothers, Katy Johnson and husband Terry of Granite Quarry, Donna Misenheimer and husband Gary of Rockwell, Bobby Carlisle and wife Susan of Rockwell, and Mike Carlisle and wife Glenda of Rockwell; an aunt, Willa Broach and husband Ed, of Mooresville; and many nieces and nephews.
Lynn is also survived by her longtime boyfriend, Ken Miller of Rockwell, as well as his family and children: Paul and Teresa Miller of Salisbury, Carey Basinger and Aaron Hoff of Asheville, and grandchildren, whom she loved dearly.
The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell NC with the funeral service following immediately thereafter at 2:00 pm in the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial to follow in Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rowan Hospice and Palliative Care 720 Grove St. Salisbury NC 28144.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care is assisting the Starnes family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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