Funeral services for Mrs. Dee Caldwell, age 77, of Downsville, LA., were held at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Farmerville, LA. Officiating was Rev. Ronnie Parks under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville, LA.
Mrs. Caldwell was born on February 12, 1935 and passed away on July 23, 2012.
She worked as an Office Manager for many years at Taco Tio and prior to that she was the dearly loved bookkeeper for Aline Lonsberry and then Dr. Thomas Chatham. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Monroe for over 30 years before moving to Farmerville in 2006 where she became a member of First Baptist Church in Farmerville.
Mrs. Dee dedicated her most recent years to caring for the love of her life, Bill. A precious loving mother and proud grandmother, her mischievous laugh and twinkling eyes lit up the life of her family and friends and will be deeply missed. Her vibrant zest for life radiated the love of Jesus to everyone who met her.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Bill Caldwell of Downsville, LA; daughter, Teri McDuffie and husband Sam of Benton, AR; two granddaughters: Katie McDuffie and Maggie McDuffie; sister, Veda Davis of Hot Springs, NC; brother, Verlin Webb of Powell, OH; with numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
Visitation was Wednesday, July 25, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville.