Caudell, Josephine (Wasson)

Date of Death: 13 Nov 1963

Source: Unknown newspaper, Friday, Nov 15, 1963, Obituary Files, Johnson County Museum of History, Genealogy Room

Death Claims Mrs. Caudell
Funeral Sunday For Geneva Woman, 80
   Mrs. Josephine Caudell, 80, 
who lived with her granddaugh-
ter, Mrs. George Stephans of 
Geneva, died at Major Hospi-
tal at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday. 
She had been in critical condition 
since Tuesday.
    Except for one and a half 
years spent in North Vernon, 
Mrs. Caudell had lived in Shel-
by County all her life. She was
born in Washington Township 
on April 26, 1883, the daughter 
of Charles and Nancy (Ray) 
Wasson. Mrs. Caudell was mar- 
ried to William Curtis Caudell 
on June 27, 1915, in Shelbyville, 
and he preceded in death in 
1953. She was a member of the 
Lewis Creek Baptist Church.
    Survivors include three chil-
dren, Mrs. Dallas (Mary) Isley, 
R. R. 1, Waldron, Mrs. Dennis 
(Viola) Kuhn, R. R. 6, Shelby-
ville, and Mrs. Norbert (Mab-
el) Cassidy of Indianapolis; two 
sisters, Mrs. Nora Kiser of 
California and Mrs. Leann Ran-
dall of Florida; a brother, 
George Wasson of North Ver-
non, 12 grandchildren and 11 
great-grandchildren. Two daugh-
ters and one son preceded in 
    Rev. Marvin Isley will con-
duct services at 2.00 p.m. Sun- 
day at the Murphy Mortuary. 
Burial will be in the Lewis 
Creek Baptist Church cemetery. 
Friends will be received at the 
mortuary after 7:00 p.m. Fri-

Submitted by Lois Johnson