Melissa Wilodean Caudill Abele

ABELE Melissa Wilodean Caudill Abele, age 78, died October 1, 2012 at Grant Medical Center. She was born December 8, 1933 in Kermit, WV to the late Claude and Virginia (Slone) Kirk. She enjoyed playing bingo, fishing, and spending time with her family and cat, Heidi. Wilodean was a lifelong member of the Reynoldsburg VFW Post #9473. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Charles Caudill and son Bill "Willy" Caudill. Wilodean is survived by children, Rick (Dorothy) Caudill, Barry Caudill, Charlotte (Doug) Vickers, and LaDonna Haley; seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Delores McCallister; and brothers, Rev. William Mullins, Robert Mullins, and Doug Mullins. Friends may visit from 5-8 p.m. Friday, October 5, at the SCHOEDINGER EAST CHAPEL 5360 E. Livingston Ave., where the funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012 with Rev. William Mullins. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Contributions in Wilodean's memory may be made to Schoedinger East Chapel to help with funeral expenses. Visit to share a favorite memory or photo of Wilodean.

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Schoedinger Funeral Home East Chapel
5360 East Livingston Avenue Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 861-6268
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 5, 2012