Grover Alvin Caldwell, son of the late Ova A. Caldwell and Orpha L. Carter Caldwell, was born on March 21, 1921, at Puxico and died in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter on Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at the age of 84.
Mr. Caldwell was a member of the Duck Creek Baptist Church, a carpenter for many years, and a resident of Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Sylvia M. Hyten on Sept. 7, 1940, at Puxico. Mrs. Caldwell survives in Dexter.
Other survivors include one son, Lester Harold Caldwell of Wappapello; two brothers, Naman A. Caldwell of Puxico and J. Eugene Caldwell of Caseyville, Ill.; one sister, Maxine Choat of Dexter; four grandchildren, Chuck Caldwell, Becky Parsley, Tony Caldwell, and Jason Caldwell; also by six great-grandchildren, Chris Parsley, Kendra Caldwell, Hailey Caldwell, Dylan Caldwell, Natalie Caldwell, and Justin Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Caldwell was preceded in death by two sons, Chester Carroll Caldwell and Jimmie Alvin Caldwell; one brother, Delmar L. Caldwell; and one sister, Audrey Stuart.
Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Dean Medlin officiating.
Interment will follow in the Duck Creek Cemetery at Puxico.