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Nell P. Caldwell

Nell P. Caldwell
  • March 8, 1921 - January 22, 2011
  • Candler, North Carolina

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“Dear Bruce, Ralph, Roger and Paul, I was so sorry to hear of Nell's death! She was well taken care of at Pisgah Manor, I'm sure of that. Please...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Smith

“May thoughts of all your mother meant -Of love she gave, of good times spent -Bring you peace and comfort, too, And keep your mother close to you....Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Magallon Family

“Sandra, Steve, and I were there today for the graveside service, and I am sorry we could not stay to see you as a family while you were all together....Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Myrna Harris - Asheville, NC

“Dear Family, We are so sorry that we couldn't be with you today. Our love & prayers are with you during this sad time. Marvin & Janice ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Marvin & Janice Jones

“My prayers are with your family during this time. Nell was a special person. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Louise Melton - Asheville, NC

“Such a lovely lady. I am so honored to have known her. God bless and comfort each faithful family member. She was truly blessed with a loving family. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Judy Hughes

“Aunt Nell was a wonderful lady. I wish I had gotten to know her better, but I loved her very much. She will be missed. Caldwell family, I pray God...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy West Yarborough

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and we would like to express our sincere heartfelt sympathy. Bobbie Sue and Nancy ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Bobbie Sue Nave and Nancy Nave

“Nell was a very dear woman. I have many fond memories of Nell. She was a dear friend of our family and we will miss her. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Shook - asheville, nc

“Ben and family, We are sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers. Joe, Denise, Rachel and Emeline Haney ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Denise Jenkins Haney Fairview, NC

“My heart aches for you all during this terribly difficult time. Nell was special to me, and we had developed a bond during her stay in the nrsg. home...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Ray - weaverville, nc

“Ms. Nell was an exceptional lady! Our thoughts are with the family during your loss. Tim, Frank and Vera ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Tim Robinson

“Roger and Jan, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. May you keep all your memories close to your hearts and you...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Robinson

“I was so sorry to hear of Nell,s passng, There is no loss like the loss of a Mother, I,ll never forget the good times Nell and my Mom had as they...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Gail Tranham - enka, nc

“We are very sorry to hear of Nell's passing. She was a dear friend of the family. Our thoughts and prayer are with you. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Curtis & June Jones

“Dear Caldwell Family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I pray that God will give you comfort and precious...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Connie Weeks - Candler, NC

Pansy Nell Caldwell, age 89, died and passed on to heaven on Saturday, January 22, 2011, at Pisgah Manor Nursing Home, in Candler, NC, where she demonstrated her love for others even through her last days. Nell was born on March 8, 1921 in York, SC. Nell met Edward (E.E.)Eldridge Caldwell at Beacon Manufacturing in Asheville and they were married soon after on September 6, 1941 in Greenville, SC. Ed passed away on May 12, 1992, in Asheville, NC.
Ed and Nell lived most of their lives in Asheville, interrupted by the time when Ed served in the 102nd Infantry during World War II. Nell practiced as a beautician prior to the birth of her four sons. Cross-stitch, quilting, gardening, cooking, baking, reading and studying the Bible were some of the activities Nell enjoyed.
Nell was a life-long member of Sardis United Methodist Church, and she was a generous contributor to Elida Home for Children and Western Carolina University, where all four of her sons graduated. Nell and Ed had a strong commitment to education; she supported Ed in his service to our local schools on the Buncombe County School Board and the Venable PTA.
Nell is survived by her four sons and daughters-in-law, and nine grandchildren: Bruce and Judy Caldwell, son, Jordan; Ralph and Rebecca Caldwell, sons, Jonathan and Christopher; Roger Lee and Janice Caldwell, sons, Benjamin, Thad, and Logan; and Paul and Cecelia Caldwell, daughters, Anna, Brooke and Leah. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy, and no child could have ever wished for a finer 'Granny'.
The family invites friends to a graveside service on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 11:00 AM at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Candler conducted by Rev. David Duncan. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry, 30 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801.
The family would like to thank the staff at Pisgah Manor Nursing Home for the caring and competent care she received.
'Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, and endures all things'So faith, hope, love abide, but the greatest of these is love.' Nells's life was built upon love and hop for others.
To sign Nell's online register book, please visit
Moore Funeral Home at Forest Lawn, Candler is assisting the family.