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1935 Evelyn 2022

Evelyn Caldwell

September 22, 1935 — December 12, 2022

Bessemer, Alabama

Evelyn Caldwell 87 went to be with her Lord and Savior in Heaven Monday, December 12th, 2022 at the Home of her Son & Daughter-in-law under Hospice Care surrounded by family, Evelyn (Baby Sissy) Born September 22.1935 to the Late Eugene & Laura Syx of Hueytown. Evelyn married James Curtis Caldwell, Sr and moved to Rocky Ridge in 1955. Evelyn is preceded in death by her Loving Husband the Late James Caldwell Sr & Son in Law Douglas Doran. Evelyn worked for year as a Homemaker, Bookkeeper, Retired Bus Driver & Cashier Western Supermarket- A lady that always shared her love of Jesus and never met a stranger. Devoted Member of Lakeside since 1960, Sunday School Teacher, Wednesday Night Suppers with Ms. Williams, Nursery with Ms. Judy, Children's Church and Vacation Bible School. Loved all her Lakeside Family, Loving mother. to her 5 Children Daughter-in-law & Son-in-laws. MeMaw of 14 Grandchildren & 13 Great Grandchildren.

Left behind to carry on her Legacy and memories:

Son: James Curtis Caldwell, Wife Amanda, Granddaughter Savannah-Husband Aaron. Of Tuscaloosa Grandson Will Bessemer: Grand Paw Late Waylon Bessemer, Al

Daughter: Gina Doran, Late husband Doug Doran, Granddaughter Jessica Scruggs, Great Grandson Benjamin A. Scruggs, Granddaughter Vanessa Doran, Great Granddaughters Zoey L. Gilbert and Jamie M. Gilbert. Granddaughter Stephanie Doran Birmingham, AL.

Daughter: Jamie Cranford, Husband Bob, Grand paw Late Butch Cranford Gulf Breeze FL.

Daughter: Denise Slimer, Husband Mark Harrisburg, NC; Granddaughter Karen Ross, Great Grandson's Jordan, Jacob & Aiden Ross Henderson, NV; Grandson Daniel Slimer, Wife Hannah, Great Granddaughter Adelyn, Great Grandson's Levi & Ethan, Hampstead NC; Granddaughter Abby Schlom Husband Steven Schlom, Grand Paw Late Leo Schlom; Boston, MA; Grandson Matthew Slimer Wife Crystal, Great Granddaughter MacKenna, Great Grandsons Landen, Luke, Leland Midland, NC; Granddaughter Beverly Demers husband Derek, Great Grandsons Houston, Brenden Great Granddaughter, Brianna. Lincolnton, NC.

Daughter: Terri Kroft, Husband Dave; Grandson's Neal Morgan & Otto Kroft; Columbia, MO. Granddaughter Mari Morgan, St. Louis MO, Grandson Jack Morgan, Auburn AL.

Also Survived by her Loving Nieces and Nephews.

"What A Blessed Ole Woman" Mommy would say. Spending her 1st Christmas with Jesus, Amen

Services: Please have flowers sent to Lakeside Baptist Church and Funeral Home will take to Cemetery

Saturday December 17,2022 Visitation 11:00-12:30 Lakeside Baptist Church 2865 Old Rocky Ridge Road, Birmingham. Al 35243 Funeral Service 12:30- Followed By Processional To Jefferson Memorial Gardens, 2701 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, Al 35244

2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to present with the Lord. Amen

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

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