Marie Adele Caldwell

April 21, 1949 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Marie Caldwell Obituary

Marie Adele Caldwell, 74, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late James Hamilton “Ham” Spalding and Majorie Sniffen Spalding was born April 21st, 1949, in Lebanon, Kentucky, and departed this life on January 19th, 2024 at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville.

She united in marriage to Mr. Charlie Caldwell on March 18th, 1992. He preceded her in death on September 11th, 2023.

Marie retired from Central Kentucky Head Start after 30 plus years of service and traveled all across the U.S. to support families and children. She served as Head Start Coordinator and grant reviewer, making many wonderful friends who shared her passion. She enjoyed raising horses, Boston Terriers, and making jewelry, but her greatest love was spending countless hours visiting with her family and friends. Those who knew Marie knew that she was a giving heart to all who walked through her door. Marie professed strong faith in Christ her Lord and was of Catholic faith.

Marie is survived by:

Three daughters: Tina Cruse and her significant other, Calvin, of Columbia; Shannon Bailey and her husband, Chris, of Pekin, Indiana; and Cathy Grubbs and her husband, Lenn, of Hodgenville

Five grandchildren: Jackie Tennyson and her significant other, Cody Stephens, of Hodgenville; Taylor Cruse of Glasgow; Ashlen Grubbs of Lexington; Evan Grubbs of Hodgenville; and Raylee Grubbs of Hodgenville

Two great-grandchildren: Paisley Tennyson and Levi Tennyson of Hodgenville

Three brothers: Hammy Spalding and his wife, Kathy, of St. Joe; Pat Spalding and his wife, Edna, of St. Joe; and Sammy Spalding and his wife, Joyce, of St. Joe

Two step-sisters: Mary Kennedy Newcomb of St. Joe; and Suzie Daniels and her husband, Leo, of St. Joe

One sister-in-law, Grace Spalding of St. Joe

Several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends

Marie was preceded in death by:

Her step-mother, Cokie Spalding

Two brothers: Ricky Spalding and Gabriel “Guber” Spalding

VISITATION: Wednesday, January 24th, 2024 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL: Thursday, January 25th, 2024 at 12:00 pm at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested expressions of sympathy may be in the form of donations to funeral expenses which may be made at the funeral home.

The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Ms. Marie Caldwell at our funeral home.  May God bless you during this difficult time.

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January 24, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Auberry Funeral Home
503 East Main St
Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718

Funeral Service
January 25, 2024

12:00 PM
Auberry Funeral Home
503 East Main St
Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718


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