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Darlene (Napier) Caldwell

December 8, 1964 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 55)


Funeral: 2 p.m. – Tuesday at New Hope Community Church at Warbranch with Denver Brock, Ralph Brown & Burchell Nolan officiating.

Interment: Rye Cove Cemetery – Warbranch, KY

Visitation: 6 p.m. – Monday evening at the church.

Darlene Caldwell of Warbranch, Kentucky was born December 08, 1964 in Beverly, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Nancy Napier.  Darlene had been a life-long resident of Leslie County and was a member of the Middle Fork Holiness Church.  She was united in marriage to Donald Caldwell on December 18, 1979.  By occupation, Darlene was a Certified Nursing Assistant, employed by Mary Breckinridge Hospital where she worked for more than 12 years until a sudden decline in her health.  She treasured the time spent with her grandchildren and enjoyed sitting on the porch in her rocking chair.  Darlene departed this life on Thursday, January 23,2020 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center.  She was 55 years old.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Nancy Napier and Bob Roark; brother, Roy Napier; sister, Charlene Napier and Biological parents, McKinley and Lena Mae Roark Napier.

Survivors include, her loving and devoted husband of 40 years, Donald Caldwell of Warbranch, KY; two sons, Jonathan Caldwell and Christopher Caldwell (Amanda), both of Warbranch, KY; three daughters, Laura Caldwell of Helton, KY, Melissa Caldwell (Freddy Sam Collett) of Nancy, KY, and Kelly Caldwell of Warbranch, KY; six brothers, Neal Brock (Susie), Wendell Napier (Irene), Larry David Napier (Rosie), Billy Mac Napier, Harold Dean Napier, and Darrell Napier, all of Warbranch, KY;  six sisters, Lois Brock of Warbranch, KY, Lovetta Roark of Warbranch, KY, Connie Sue Nolan (Burchell) of Warbranch, KY, Lola Mae Gross (Ralph) of MI, Mary Rose Matthews of London, KY and Donna Carol Jolly of Warbranch, KY; five cherished grandchildren, Kaylee Comley, Brayden Comley, Piper Johnson, Jaden Caldwell, and Ariana Caldwell. 


Arrangements are being handled carefully under the direction of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home.


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January 27, 2020

6:00 PM
New Hope Community Church
Middle Fork Road
Warbranch, KY 40874

Funeral Service
January 28, 2020

2:00 PM
New Hope Community Church
Middle Fork Road
Warbranch, KY 40874


Rye Cove Cemetery
Warbranch, KY 40874

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