Ruth McDaniel

Ruth Caldwell McDaniel

Travelers Rest

Ruth Caldwell McDaniel, widow of Alvin G. McDaniel, died on February 7, 2013.

Born in Gowensville, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Eva S. Caldwell. Ruth was an active member of Travelers Rest United Methodist Church, Ray Wylie Sunday School Class, and the Morning Circle. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Nathaniel Green Chapter. Ruth loved her flowers, church, and all her friends that were so special.

Surviving are her children, Nancy Carol and Alva Ruth McDaniel and her beloved dog Pugsley. She is also survived by two sisters, Clara Smith and Eula Belcher. Ruth was predeceased by two brothers, Thomas and Carroll Caldwell.

She is leaving behind a wonderful legacy for her children of grace, kindness, positive outlook, and being so wonderfully nurturing.

Funeral services will be held at Travelers Rest United Methodist Church on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 3:00 PM. The family will receive friends on Sunday at the church from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm prior to the service.

The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratefulness to all involved with her health care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Travelers Rest United Methodist Church, 19 South Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

The Mackey Mortuary

Funeral Home

Mackey Mortuary
311 CENTURY DR Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 232-6706

Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 9, 2013