DEXTER - Dorothy LaVerne Caldwell, 70, died Nov. 26, 2001, at the Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dexter.
Born Jan. 29, 1931, at Dexter, to the late Lee Rowe and Maudie Joseph Rowe, she attended the Pleasant Grove Church near Dexter.
On May 22, 1949, at Dexter, she married Richard Caldwell, who survives of the home in Dexter.
Other survivors include: one son, Michael Caldwell of Poplar Bluff; one daughter, Brenda Rolwing of Sikeston; two sisters, Betty Heinlein of Belleville, Ill., and Barbara Hargrave of Dupo, Ill.; and two grandchildren, one stepgrandson and two great-grandchildren.
One sister, Virginia Rowe, preceded her in death.
Services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at Rainey Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Dale Shearon officiating.
Burial followed in the Dexter Cemetery.