Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Martha Caudill



Martha Back Caudill, 94, of Wardell, Va. died June 25, in an Abingdon, Va.

Born in Blackey to the late Floyd and Rebecca Dixon Back, she had spent her early life in Kentucky, moving to southwest Virginia in 1967.

Mrs. Caudill was the widow of R.D. Caudill, and the mother of the late Wanda June Caudill, who died in infancy.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Carol Caudill; three brothers, Pearl Back, William Back, Wallace Back; a sister, Mary Campbell; and several infant siblings.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Caudill and wife June of Lebanon, Va., and Earnie Caudill and wife Becky of Deel, Va.; two daughters, Sally Brown and husband Mack of Wardell, Va. and Carolyn Meadows and husband Darrell of Raven, Va.; nine grandchildren, Daniell Mahalick and husband Jim of Frankfort, Ill., Lori Bentley and husband Justin of Cleveland, Tenn., Steven Lester and wife Lisa of Hansonville, Va., Amy Haynes of New York, N.Y., Nathan Caudill and wife Whitney of Coeburn, Va., Courtni Wyatt and husband J.D. of Abingdon, Va., Jared Brown and wife Ellen of Hansonville, Va., Jessica Arney of North Tazewell, Va., and Allison Yates and husband Ryan of Cedar Bluff, Va.; eight greatgrandchildren, Matthew Mahalick, Elijah Bentley, Joey Lester, Jacey Lester, Rylie Lester, Clayton Brown, Waylon Brown and Reece Arney; and a sister, Hazel Ann Matney of Statesville, N.C.

Funeral services were held June 28 at Honaker Funeral Home in Honaker, Va. Interment was in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to Mount Olivet Old Regular Baptist Church, c/o Curtis Caudill, 1366 Highway 2035, Whitesburg, KY 41858.

Online condolences may be made at www.honakerfuneralhome.net.

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