DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Mildred "Mick" Childers Caldwell
Mildred Childers Caldwell, 95, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on January 01, 2021 at White Oak Manor in Kings Mountain, NC. She was born in Cleveland County, NC, daughter of the late Emmett and Ethel Farris Childers and was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, John Henry Caldwell. Mildred was also preceded in death by her son, Johnnie Reed Caldwell and his wife Diane, and two sisters, Betty Childers and Faye Lovelace. Mick was a charter member of Oak View Baptist Church where she served as the church secretary/treasurer for thirty-five years. She was the first pianist to serve at Oak View and began playing in 1939. Mick worked for McGinnis Furniture Store for many years. Mildred enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach. She was a member of Young at Heart and enjoyed planning their trips. Mildred was an avid reader, enjoyed doing needlepoint crafts and playing the piano. She possessed a sweet spirit that people could witness in Mildred's daily life. She never complained and always had a beautiful smile on her face. Mildred was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her willingness to serve, and the love she had for everyone will be missed greatly by her family, friends and her church. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Summit Place and of White Oak Manor for the exceptional care and compassion shown to Mildred throughout her time living there.
SURVIVORS: Son: David C. Caldwell and wife Teresa, Kings Mountain, NC
Sisters: Dot Spearman and Joyce Roark and husband Don, all of Kings Mountain, NC
Special Sister: Bessie Blanton, Clover, SC
Grandchildren: Reverend Carey Caldwell and wife Amanda, Enoree, SC, Wesley Grant Caldwell and wife Brittany, Gastonia, John Hunter Caldwell, Kings Mountain, Johnnie Reed Caldwell II, Kings Mountain, Bill "Eddie" Parker, Kings Mountain, Kimberly E. Davis, VA
Ten Great Grandchildren and two Great-Great Grandchildren
FUNERAL SERVICE: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Oak View Baptist Church with Reverends Wayne Brazzell and Carey Caldwell officiating. The funeral service will be live streamed on Oak View Baptist Church Facebook page.
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
The family request that all attendees wear a face covering and practice social distancing during the service.
Memorials may be made in Mildred's memory to Oak View Baptist Church at 1517 York Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
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