Joy Caldwell

Joy Caldwell, 66, of Dunlap died Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Erlanger Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Retha Standefer; aunt, Vernall Harding; and uncle, Mitchell Standefer.

She is survived by her husband, George Caldwell; three daughters, Linda Blizzard of Alabama, Veronica Thompson and Cynthia Smith, both of Dunlap; four sons, Billy Bates, Tommy Bates and Lee Bates, all of Alabama and Rodney Thompson of Dunlap; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; six sisters, Alberta Standefer, Betty Sharp, Gina Cribbs, all of Dunlap, Debbie Neal, Gracie Watson of Alabama and Patricia Wilson of North Carolina; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Sunday, December 23 in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Cagle-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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