Grace Lee Caulley, 75, of Washington C.H. died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at 7:59 p.m. at St. Ann's Hospital in Westerville where she had been a patient one day. She had been seriously ill since June.
Mrs. Caulley was born September 26, 1937, in Bloomingburg, Ohio to Norval Ellsworth and Bertha Martha Allen Butcher and was a lifelong resident of this community.
She had formerly worked at Monty Montgomery's service station and Garner's Truck Stop. She retired in 2007 as a claims representative for the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services. She had been an Avon representative over 30 years and was a member of the Avon President's Club.
Mrs. Caulley was preceded in death by her husband, Glennie Clifton Caulley on September 21, 2008; by her parents; two brothers, Norval E. Butcher and the Rev. Leo Butcher and three sisters, Clarabell Penwell, Leolla "Sis Butcher" Lucas and an infant sister, Sarah Ellen.
She is survived by four sons, Raymond (Buck) Caulley and his wife, Rita, Randy Caulley and his friend, Yvonne Williamson, and Daryl Caulley and his wife, Kathy, all of Washington C.H. and Wendell Caulley and his wife, Janet, of Hilliard, OH; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Bill Davidson of Bradenton, FL; eight grandchildren, Michelle (Ricky) Taylor, Buckie (Amanda) Caulley, Heather (Brian) Massaro, Krissy Petitt, Brad Caulley, Jay Caulley, Jeff Caulley and Ryan Caulley; ten great grandchildren, Brittany (Josh) Beverly, Melissa Lee, Sienna and Brodie Caulley, Olivia Stallard, Elizabeth, Nicole, Amber, Samantha and Brittany Caulley; two great great grandchildren, Harper Beverly and Ryan Rutherford; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and relatives.
The funeral will be Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H. with Todd Maurer, minister at Crosswoods Church and the Rev. Lynn Jackson, pastor at the Bible Baptist Temple, officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery at Jeffersonville.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette Co., Inc., P.O. Box 849, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.