V. Madeline (Crawford) Caldwell, 92, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015, at Wheeling Hospital.
She was born May 30, 1923 in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late William& Anna Regina (Nolte) Crawford.
Madeline was a homemaker, Catholic by faith, member of the Island Senior Citizens and Island Garden Club, avid card player and crafter. She was an outstanding cook, especially her pies, a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and heaven is a little sweeter now.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, George Burton Caldwell; three brothers, William, Jack and Paul Crawford & three sisters, Ruth Ann Briton, Joanna Vidonic and Regina “Jane” Lough.
Surviving are her two children, Dennis (Viki) Caldwell of Huntington, WV and Georganna (Gregory) Bird of Parkersburgh, WV; seven grandchildren, Todd (Amy) Caldwell of Huntington, Shannon (Kevin) Rayburn of Huntington, Brian Keith (Missy) Bellville of Ridgeland SC, Beth (Matt) Colson of Wilton, NH, Jason (Cassie) Bird of Elyria, OH, Andrew (Kayla) Bellville of Parkersburgh and Patrick (Paige) Bird of Parkersburgh; eleven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Sunday, December 13, 2015 from 4 -7pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held Monday, December 14, 2015 at 11am with Pastor Sam Anderson officiating.
Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.