Coldwell, Charlee Charlee Hendricks Coldwell was born October 11, 1921 in El Paso, Texas to Dr. Charles McChristie Hendricks and Edith Louise Duguid. She attended El Paso schools graduating from Austin High School and receiving a B.A. from University of Texas at El Paso where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha. She married Charles H. Coldwell, July 5, 1946, in Glendale, CA. They came to Dallas in 1947. Later she received a M.A. in Library Science from East Texas State University. She became a teacher and librarian at Lakehill Preparatory School, and upon retirement help found and organize the school and church libraries for Lakewood Presbyterian Church and School, where she also taught Latin. She was a member of Lakewood Presbyterian Church. She also was active in Chapter BC, P.E.O, Dallas Geological Auxiliary, Geoflorette Garden Club, and Ermanse Book Club. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents, and three sisters, Louise Campbell (Huntington Beach, CA), Majorie Broderson (El Paso, TX) and Mary Elizabeth (May) Thurman (Anthony, NM). She is survived by her daughter Edie Robertstad and son-in-law Arnold J. Robertstad, and sons David Charles Coldwell, daughter-in-law Barbara Ellis Coldwell (Buda, TX), Andrew Forgey Coldwell, daughter-in-law Eva Weir Coldwell (Orlando, FL), Charles Hendricks Coldwell, daughter-in-law Elizabeth Ann Hedgepeth Coldwell (Tallahassee, FL), and son Chris McChristie Coldwell (Dallas, TX), and eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at Lakewood Presbyterian Church, Dallas, 1:00 PM Monday, May 7, 2012. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lakewood Presbyterian Church, Medical Equipment Closet Fund or Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
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Published in Dallas Morning News from May 6 to May 7, 2012