|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1903|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 2007|
AMORY - Frances Wade "Bammi" Caldwell, 103, died Feb. 9, 2007, at her residence. Services will be Monday at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Amory with the Revs. Heather Williamsen and Sandra Sisson officiating. Burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery. Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. and will continue Monday until the service at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory. Mrs. Caldwell was born March 1, 1903, in Kenton, Tenn., to the late William Powell and Beulah Dale Rodgers Wade. After graduating from Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., in 1928, she moved to Mississippi where she taught at Amory High School for a year before attending the University of Chicago. She had been a member of First Presbyterian Church in Amory since 1928, where she taught the youth and ladies' classes and was elected the first woman elder in 1968. In 1975, she served as the commissioner of St. Andrew's Presbytery to the 115th General Assembly and was the first woman moderator of St. Andrew's Presbytery from 1976-77. She was vice president of the Mississippi Synod and a member of the DAR and served on the board of Chamberlain Hunt at Port Gibson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Stanley Caldwell; daughter, Marianne Caldwell; and sister Ruth Wade Keane. She is survived by her sons, William Stanley Caldwell Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., and Charles Anderson Caldwell of Amory; daughter, Martha Jo Raper of Amory; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Steve Sanderson, Danny and Jack Jones, Tommy Clements, Dick and David Millender, Andy Love and Jim Fisher. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 209 Fourth St. S., Amory, MS 38821, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
William Stanley Caldwell (1899 - 1952)*
Marianne Caldwell Raper (1932 - 2002)*
Created by: Becky Coe (for Ralph F. ...
Record added: Feb 11, 2007
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