The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Union Baptist Church, Norris Street, Montezuma, Georgia. The Reverend Joe Harrison, pastor, and The Reverend Coley Clark, Jr., pastor of Zion Grove Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Champ Water Cemetery, 181 Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Mrs. Caldwell was born August 6, 1944 to the late Mrs. Laura Wisharp Watson and E. V. Marshall in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia. She was married to the late Deacon Oscar Caldwell. She was blessed to be the darling mother of four children. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Dooly County, Georgia. She was retired from Cooper Lighting of Americus, Georgia. She was a 1964 graduate of D. F. Douglass High School.
Survivors are four children, Rodney Thomas, Montezuma, Georgia, Jevette Moone (Rufus), West Palm Beach, Florida, Robby Thomas, Montezuma, Georgia, and Quintin Haugabook (Brittany), Atlanta, Georgia; siblings, Alice Hill, Atlanta, Georgia, Elizabeth Boster, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rev. Edward Marshall (Georgetta) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Lucille Haugabook, McDonough, Georgia; five stepchildren, Marilyn Shanks (James Willis), Deborah Caldwell, Tony Caldwell (Peggy), Oscar L. Caldwell III, all of Atlanta, Georgia and Curtis Thomas (Sharon) Irvington, New Jersey; one aunt, Iline Wisharp, Norwalk, Connecticut; eight grandchildren, Devin Thomas, Atlanta, Georgia, Darius Thomas, Tampa, Florida, Yolanda Moone, Atlanta, Georgia, Aisa Moone, Daytona Beach, Florida, Alexzandra Moone, West Palm, Florida, Kaydance Haugabook, McKenzie Haugabook, and Hailey Haugabook, all of Atlanta, Georgia; one brother-in-law, Paul Giddings, Henderson, North Carolina; and a host of nieces, nephews, including one devoted, Lorna Mathis, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, other relatives including Hubert West and Rosetta Collier, and a host of beloved friends, including Mary Stokeling, Betty Golphin and Bernett Boland.
- Brenda Canady(Tuesday, November 26 13 12:36 am EST)
To my cousins...I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother....All of you are in my prayers, and we will continue to lift you up to God!
- Evangelist Carolyn Cokley(Friday, October 25 13 05:13 pm EDT)
Your love was shown during the illness of Edith,It will not go unnoticed. May God bless you.
- Catherine Taylor(Saturday, October 19 13 02:34 am EDT)
Lorna, may the love of God and friends strengthen you and your family during your time of bereavement.
Catherine B. Taylor & Family
- Prophet Charlie C. Carr(Friday, October 18 13 07:22 am EDT)
Trust in the Lord with all thy heart, He is to wise to make a mistake, He will comfort you, I speak healing and blessings in the name of Jesus Christ upon the entire family. Love n God bless!!!
- Shirley Kendrick(Tuesday, October 15 13 10:39 pm EDT)
May God be with the family, you all have my up most deepest sympathy & are in my Prayers.
- Martha Ann Sanders, Atlanta, Georgia(Tuesday, October 15 13 10:13 am EDT)
To the Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Ms. Edith was such a sweet person who always had a smile. May God continue to keep you, especially during this most difficult time.
- Ramona Lisa Porter(Monday, October 14 13 01:21 pm EDT)
My condolences Rodney, Devin and Darius. You all are in my prayers
- Alexander Perkins(Sunday, October 13 13 10:10 pm EDT)
My thoughts and prayers are with u doing this hard time .