Rownie Caldwell(1924 - 2012)

Rownie Caldwell


Rownie Pearl Wilbanks Barnett Caldwell, 87, widow of Reece Caldwell died November 19, 2012 at Alpha Health and Rehab. Her first husband was the late Cecil Barnett.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Smiley G. and Pearl Smith Wilbanks, she was a retired employee of Lyman Printing and Finishing and a member of Victor United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a step-daughter, Judy Smith and her husband Marion of Greer; two brothers, Rex Wilbanks of Taylors and Lecil Wilbanks of Greer and four sisters, Bobbie Tucker of Taylors, Brenda Collins of Taylors, Emily Southern of Greer and Louise Few of Greer.

Mrs. Caldwell was predeceased by three step-daughters, Marlene Smith, Linda Wooten and Shirlene Jackson and four sisters Kathryn Hill, Connie Nelson, Frances Langley and Marcell Sloan.

Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Mortuary conducted by Rev. Les Gardner and Rev. Raymond Burrows. Burial will follow in Wood Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held 2:00-3:15 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Mortuary.

The families are at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Victor United Methodist Church, 1 Wilson Ave., Greer, S.C. 29651.

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Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 21, 2012