Graveside services for Viola Ruth Cauldwell, 78, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 26, 2015 at Pine Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cauldwell passed away at 5:55 p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2015 at her home.
She was born August 12, 1937 at Pratt, Kansas, to Buster Edwards and Katie Keith Edwards. She attended school in Pratt, Kansas and on August 6, 1955, was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Jack Cauldwell. After marriage the couple settled briefly in Kansas City, but became lifelong Willow Springs residents. During her working career, she had worked for Conway Winter Factory, MFA and Kilpatrick’s. Mrs. Cauldwell enjoyed her home and taking care of her family. She did sewing, cross stitching and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan. Mrs. Cauldwell was a member of First Baptist Church of Willow Springs and had attended Pomona Christian Church.
She is survived by her spouse, Jack Lee Cauldwell, of the family home; her children, Michael Lee Cauldwell, wife, Gayla and their two daughters, Heather and Michelle, husband, Daryn and great-granddaughter, Harper; Kirby Ray Cauldwell, wife, Shelly and their son, Trey, wife, Courtney and great-grandson, Landry; Jack Dean Cauldwell, wife, Natalie and their sons, Brandon and Brian; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jean Burkhardt, Myrtle Trogdon, husband, Gary, Joe Cauldwell, wife, Jean, Herschel Cauldwell, wife, Dixie, Carol Hiler, husband, Floyd, Larry Cauldwell and Lynn Cauldwell, wife, Mary; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, one infant son, Jackie, one brother, Glen Edwards, and one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill Cauldwell and Rene “Arlene” Cauldwell, precede her in death.
Mrs. Cauldwell will lie in state from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Three Rivers Hospice or Pine Grove Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.