Caldwell, Mae (2009)

Obituary of Mae Caldwell ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mae Caldwell, 86, of Marion passed away Friday January 30, 2009 at McDowell Hospital.  She was born October 8, 1922 to the late Ona Caldwell.  Ms. Caldwell was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and she retired from Parker’s Hoisery Mill in Old Fort.  In addition to her mother she is also preceded in death by her cousin Virginia Ballard whom she lived with and thought of as her sister. Surviving are several cousins.

The family received friends from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. on Monday February 2, 2009 at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion.  A graveside service followed at 11 a.m. at McDowell Memorial Park with Dr. Tom Walker and Leo Kurkendal officiating.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: the Gideons International, PO Box 1166 Marion, NC 28752.

Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion will be assisting the family.  Words of comfort may be shared with the Caldwell family at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 4, 2008 Volume 15 # 5