Carol Ann


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Carol Ann Gabbard

Jan 05 1936 - Feb 10 2013

Carol Ann Gabbard of Fairview, Texas formerly of Lafayette, California passed away February 10, 2013 at the age of 77. She was born January 5, 1936 to Edwin and Marguerite (Murdock) Vogt in Cincinnati, Ohio. Carol attended the University of Cincinnati. She married James Gabbard on September 13, 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Carol and James owned several Blockbuster Video Stores in California. She was a member of the Gemini II Club in California and the Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church. She had a love of art and travel.

Carol is survived by her children, Beth Wright and husband Rick of Plano, Texas, Grant Gabbard and wife Monica of California and Shane Gabbard of California; grandchildren, Brian Wright, Megan Wright, Austen Gabbard, Shania Gabbard; brother, Edwin Vogt of Clearwater, Florida and other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Margarite Vogt and husband James and brothers, Doug and Harold Vogt.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church in Lafayette, California. A memorial party will follow the service at Postino’s Restaurant in Lafayette.

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