Nov 29 2017
Barbara Belle Caldwell, 64, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017. She was born December 24, 1952 to the late Cecil & Hazel Merkley in Jacksonville, FL where she lived all of her life. Barbara was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School class of 1973, was Baptist by faith and was a retail sales associate with Kmart. She loved spending time with her family, was the best daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother in the world and will be dearly missed by all. Barbara was predeceased by her son, Donnie Caldwell, Jr. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Donald Caldwell, Sr.; son, Barry Caldwell (Mandy); daughters, Kristy Caldwell, Karen Caldwell; brothers, Barry Merkley, William Merkley (Shirley); grandchildren, Jacob, Bristol, Jasper, Barry; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 1 at 11am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, with Pastor George Spencer officiating. Interment will be by cremation. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8pm at the funeral home, 714-1110.