Caudie Faye Jackson Middleton

Published 8:27 am Monday, June 20, 2011

Caudie Faye Jackson Middleton died at her residence in Greenville on June 12, 2011. Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 10 a.m. from the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. John Bell, pastor of the Fairmount Baptist Church, officiating. Family met with friends at the cemetery.

A native of the South community in Covington County, she moved to Georgiana after John Elmer Middleton in 1948. She was the only daughter of Daisy Pearl and Joe Sephus Jackson. She was proud that her roots ran deep in Covington County.

Mrs. Middleton was the granddaughter of Emily Frances Lord and John L. Hitson and Sara Ann Narramore and John C. Jackson. She was a descendant of several Civil War soldiers and William Lord, a Maryland patriot.

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A supportive wife to her husband Elmer, she helped him in his career with the L&N Railroad.

She was a friend to many people, assisting them in business and medical concerns.

She kept a lovely home, and enjoyed gardening, canning and crafts. She had an inquisitive mind and read extensively on history and medicine. She was also a friend to animals and cared for many of them over the years.

She was predeceased by her husband; an infant son; her daughter, Norma Jean Barnes Gillespie, and her only brother, Curtis McCoy “Coy” Jackson. She is survived by her daughter, Emily Patricia Ann Nolan; her granddaughter and caregiver, Pamala Celeste Nolan; grandsons, Mark, Guy and Phillip and her other granddaughter, Melissa; five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Butler County Humane Society, P.O. Box 264, Greenville AL 36037.