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Mildred

Biggs

Caldwell

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October 22, 2023

Mildred Biggs Caldwell of Covington, age 99, of Covington died Sunday, October 22, 2023, at the Woodlands Health and Rehab Center in Clifton Forge.


Mildred was born May 16, 1924, in Surber, Virginia, and was preceded in death by her husband, Doran Caldwell; her parents, Roy C. Biggs, Hattie Via Biggs, two grandchildren, Scott Schell and Jessie Caldwell, a great grandson, Jonathan Schell; three sisters, Carrine Taylor, Elsie Smith, Ruby Paitsel; two brothers, Rex Biggs and Lacy Biggs.


She loved being a homemaker and was a Bookkeeper at Woody’s Auto Parts. Mildred attended Persinger Memorial United Methodist Church and was a member of the Boiling Springs Ladies Auxiliary, an avid Sudoku game player and enjoyed crocheting.


Surviving are her daughter Angela (Roger) Stover of Covington; one son, Dennis (Karie) Caldwell of Roanoke; grandchildren, Barry (Melanie) Schell and Amanda (Kevin) Griffith of Covington, Lindsey Caldwell of Goodview, and Brittany Phipps; great- grandchildren, Mikey, Brandon, Josh, Carter, Brycen, Riley, Natalie, Wyatt, Ryan; great-great grandchildren, Payton, Jase; one sister, Libby Shelton of Staunton, VA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.


A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. at Alleghany Memorial Park with Rev. David Brown, assisted by Rev. Bill Gilliand. The family will receive friends at Arritt Funeral Home from 12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M.


In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be sent to the Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue, 5407  Potts Creek Road, Covington, VA 24426.


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Arritt Funeral Home.

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Visitation

October 26, 2023 at 4:30:00 PM

Arritt Funeral Home, South Highland Avenue, Covington, VA, USA

Service

October 26, 2023 at 6:00:00 PM

Alleghany Memorial Park, Winterberry Avenue, Covington, VA, USA

Final Resting Place: 

Alleghany Memorial Park, Winterberry Avenue, Covington, VA, USA

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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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