She spent 20 years as a seamstress at Cooke’s Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Stanfield Baptist Church since 1945.
She had a wonderful gift for writing poetry. She was a Sunday school teacher in her younger years and was an excellent cook. She was the president of the Caldwell Cousins Society and also enjoyed monthly luncheons with the Graham cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Caldwell; her parents, Jake and Nola Neeley; brothers: Doyle and Robert Neeley; sister, Imogene Matthews; and son-in-law, John Hodgson.
Survivors include her children: Norma Hodgson of Georgetown, Patsy Neeley and husband, Bobby, of Georgetown, Delbert Caldwell of Georgetown, Sherry Stephens and husband, Barry, of Orlando, Fla., and Donna Dunaway and husband, Ron, of Huntsville, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Stanfield Baptist Church with Pastor Eric Geren, Pastor David Evans and Bill Moats officiating.
Interment will follow in Stanfield Cemetery with Taylor Dunaway, Tyler Dunaway, Brett Stephens, Matthew Stephens, Neil Hodgson, Lamar Hodgson, Oliver Hovey, Thomas Kammer, Jason Caldwell and Dalton Hodgson serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 this evening at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service on Tuesday at the church.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Caldwell family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.