Barbara Louise Caldwell, 78 went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday June 22, 2021 in Stillwater, OK. A public viewing will be at Strode Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Strode Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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Barbara was born on July 28, 1942 to her parents Tison (T.F.) and Melvina (Bostian) Clark of Stillwater, OK. Barbara was one of six sisters, Caroll, Barbara, Betty, Sharon, Mary and Monda. Barbara graduated from Stillwater High School.
Barbara married Dale Caldwell of Stillwater and divorced in later years. Together they have 2 sons, Danny Caldwell and wife Michelle Caldwell of Morrison, OK and Rod Caldwell and wife Julie Caldwell of Pawnee, OK.
She worked as a secretary in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at OSU for 33 years, until she retired in 2014. Barbara also worked at Braum’s Ice Cream store for many years after her full-time job, scooping up many ice cream cones. During her career she co-owned Clayhaven Ceramics with sister Monda.
In her spare time, she enjoyed taking trips with her grandkids. She also loved doing needlepoint, which she spent many tedious hours creating wildlife and others. She also enjoyed feeding birds and taking care of her African violet flowers.
She is preceded in death by her parents T.F. and Melvina Clark and sister Caroll Anglley
She has five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Granddaughter, Donna Harder and husband David and great grandchild Jeffery Harder of Perry, OK. Grandson Joshua Caldwell and wife Ashleigh and great grandchildren Jesse Caldwell and Ryleigh Caldwell of Southside Alabama. Granddaughter Emily Collins and husband Chase of Pawnee, OK. Granddaughter Erin Cash and husband Jordan and grandson Beau Cash of Perry, OK. Grandson Jonathan Caldwell of Pawnee, OK.
She is survived by four sisters Betty Marler, Sharon York, Mary Shedrick and Monda Clark, and both sons Danny and Rod Caldwell.