Mable Caldwell

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Mable Marie Caldwell, 87, of East Prairie died Monday, March 17, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center.

She was born Dec. 10, 1915, in Green County, Ark., daughter of John W. and Maggie Marrow Hedges. On Feb. 14, 1928, she married Amos Ray Douglas. He died Oct. 28, 1954. She later married Theodore R. Caldwell Feb. 12, 1960. He died Aug. 7, 2000.

Caldwell lived in Mississippi County most of her life.

Survivors include four sons, Bill Douglas of Amarillo, Texas, Harlan Douglas of Benton, Mo., Howard Douglas of Scott City, Richard Douglas of East Alton, Ill.; two daughters, Margaret Stone of Crane, Mo., Margie Mayabb of East Prairie; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, a daughter, 10 brothers and sisters and two granddaughters.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Mike Johnson and Burl Britt will officiate. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.