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Mary Katherine Dillard Caldwell
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1920
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 2012
Blount County
Tennessee, USA

From the newspapers(Memphis Commercial Appeal, Bolivar Times, Maryville-Alcoa Daily Times)[

Mary Katherine Dillard Caldwell, 91, passed away on September 5,2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband Boyd, parents James and Hattie Dillard, and siblings Joe Dillard and Louise Miller.

She is survived by her daughter Benita Kay Caldwell Gateley (Royce) and her son Billy Boyd Caldwell (JoAnne); grandchildren Amanda Lane (Justin), Rhonda Gateley, Jeff Gateley (Danielle), Wade Caldwell (Heather), Joy White (Jason), Rebekah Caldwell, and Laura Caldwell; and great-grandchildren Joshua, Aaron, and Jacob Lane, Drake and Kennedy Caldwell, and Addison and Mason White.

She is survived by sisters Margie Dillard Vales (Jerry) and Lillie Robertine Dillard Cavazos and by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was born in Hardeman County and graduated from Bolivar Central High School. She spent most of her adult life in Memphis and attended Charjean Baptist, Lamar Heights Baptist, and Union Avenue Baptist.

She was a ward clerk in the Pediatric Acute Observation Unit at LeBonheur Children's Hospital and was employee of the year in 1976.

Mary Katherine shared her love for Jesus freely with everyone she met. Her faith in God was a shining example for everyone to see. She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Louisville, Tennessee.]

Mary Katherine Dillard married Boyd Boswell Caldwell on August 30, 1946, in Hernando, Mississippi.
Family links: 
  James Thomas Dillard (1888 - 1970)
  Hattie Young Dillard (1898 - 1970)
  Boyd B Caldwell (1919 - 1992)
  Mary Katherine Dillard Caldwell (1920 - 2012)
  Lillie Robertine Dillard Cavazos (1923 - 2015)*
  Joseph E Dillard (1926 - 1964)*
  Willie Louise Dillard Miller (1929 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Going Home

Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Row 26(5)
Maintained by: Benita Gateley
Originally Created by: Teddy
Record added: Sep 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96566095
Mary Katherine <i>Dillard</i> Caldwell
Added by: B Holland
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Love to our Mama and Grandma!
- Benita Gateley
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012

- Benita Gateley
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012

- Teddy
 Added: Sep. 5, 2012

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