The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


May 5, 2014

Dora Caldwell

WOLFE CITY — Dora Jewell Smithey Caldwell, born Nov. 3, 1917, to Fieldon Lucas and Cora Mabel Goodwin Smithey in Turkey Creek Community in Hunt County. She married Tom Ray Caldwell on Oct. 31, 1933.

She is survived by two daughters, Maylene Eldridge and husband Billy of Wolfe City and Molly Jobe and husband Jimmy  of Wolfe City; four sons, Tommy “Tuck” Caldwell of Wolfe City, Roy Caldwell and wife Kay of Wolfe City, Paul Caldwell of Wolfe City, and Frank Caldwell and wife Darlene of Sulphur Springs; and two sisters, Sue McAdams of Arlington and Ardina Butler of Wolfe City. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; five brothers, Boyd, Roy, William, Fielding Jr. and Billy Smithey; and three sisters, Helen Bush, Wilma Livingston and Juanell Gibson.

Dora was a member of West Main Church of Christ in Wolfe City and was a homemaker and mother.

A special thank you is extended to Christina Leva, Elia Valdez and Melba Walters for their loving care of Dora.

Her funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Owens Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at

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