On March 31, 2023, the residents of Winnsboro, South Carolina, lost one of their most beloved and
entertaining citizens, Jennifer Lorraine Caldwell. Born on July 24, 1955, in the same town she would
eventually leave her mark on, Jennifer's 67 years on this Earth were filled with love, laughter, and a
strong sense of faith.
Jennifer was preceded in death by her mother, Thelma Davis Pauling, and her husband, Ulysees
Caldwell. She is survived by her father, Clarence Franklin Pauling, Sr., and her extensive family which.
includes her children, Paetra Caldwell, Fahren Faust (Keith), and Quentin Caldwell, Sr. (Keionda); her
grandchildren, Quentin (QJ) and Logan Caldwell; her siblings, Claresa Sanders, Ric Pauling (Janice), Floyd
Pauling (Carolyn), Stacie Jewell, Veda Smith (David), Nedra Pauling-Pizarro, Bernard Pauling (Cathy), Lisa
Pauling, Dexter Pauling, and Xavier Pauling. Also, her sisters-in law Mattie Caldwell, Daisy Holmes,
Rebecca Watkins (Joe), Isabell Caldwell, brothers-in-law James Caldwell, Jr. and Willie Caldwell, several
nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. And of course, we cannot forget her beloved grand-dog,
Apollo, who is probably wondering where his favorite treat-giving human has gone.
Jennifer's work history and association involvement were as varied and interesting as her sense of
humor. She was a member of Shiloh 1 st Independent Church, and a former member of the Order of The
Eastern Star. As a teacher's aide, Jennifer had a profound impact on the lives of countless students, who
will undoubtedly remember her for her quick wit and ability to make even the most mundane lesson.
seem fun. Jennifer's cooking skills were legendary, and her culinary creations will be sorely missed at
family gatherings and potlucks. In her spare time, Jennifer loved to read and enjoyed her birdwatching.
time (which was code for chatting on the phone while in the yard).
To describe Jennifer as loving, spirited, and faith-filled would be an understatement. Her vibrant
personality and zest for life were evident to anyone who had the pleasure of spending time with her.
Whether she was regaling her grandchildren with hilarious stories or offering a listening ear to a friend
in need, Jennifer's presence was a gift that will be cherished by all who knew her.
As we remember Jennifer, let us take a moment to appreciate the laughter and joy she brought into the
A funeral service for Mrs. Caldwell will be held at 1 o’clock, Thursday, April 6th at Shiloh 1st Independent
Church, 52 Kelly Miller Road, Winnsboro with Pastor Derrick Hollins officiating. Burial will follow in the
Ross Memorial Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 12 until 1 o’clock, Wednesday afternoon at
Palmetto Funeral Service of the Midlands.
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