Emily Ann Caddell, age 56, of Carthage , died Friday, December 27, 2013 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
A funeral service will be 1:00 PM Tuesday at Victory Community Baptist Church in Carthage. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 11:00 AM.
A native of Moore Co., she was the daughter of the late William 'Buck' Collins and Joyce McCleney Collins. She worked as a cook for the Moore County Jail.
She is survived by daughters Jill Whitty and husband Josh of Florida and Savannah Waller of Southern Pines; sister Kay Wilson and husband Dan of West End; three brothers William Collins Jr. and wife Sue of Vass, Richard Collins and wife Barbara of West End, Owen Collins and wife Susan of Carthage; three grandchildren, Michaelyn, Isabella and Madison and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer, PO Box 650309, Dallas, Tx 75265-0309 or to Victory Community Baptist Church, 915 Brinkley Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
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  1. Emily has been a wonderful friend for many years. I loved her and will miss her dearly! Heaven is getting a blessed angel. My thoughts and prayers go out to all her family.

  2. Emily, we were friends for so long you will always hold a special part of my heart. love you. and will greatly miss you. Walter E. Ward

  3. To: Family.
    I went to school with Emily yrs ago. We were very good friends in our early school years. I haven’t seen her in a long time. the last time I saw her was when I was working at Carthage Fabrics, during a Christmas Party. It was good to see

  4. To the Family:
    What a great loss for you.Emily was such a giving and great friend.She will be missed by all who knew her.You are in my thoughts and prayers. Netta Davis

  5. Emily, we go back a long way and had great times together. You had an open and accepting personality with many friends…..miss you! Mark Sessoms

  6. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come. Emily was a sweet person and always had a smile to share…she will be missed.

  7. I remember so clearly the rides me and Phillip would take to Carthage just so he could be with his sweetheart. That’s when our family relationship begin, it seems just like yesterday. Even though you and Phillip moved into different relationships our fami

  8. I am heartbroken to hear this news of Emmy’s passing. Our families were so very close over the years but as time passes we just don’t see each other as often as we once did but that doesn’t change the fact that I love you all dearly! I’ll be praying for a

  9. Jill….I just got word that your Mom had passed away!! Terri passed away earlier this year. Two of my very best friends when I lived in North Carolina. Please get in touch with me…I lost touch with you; your Mom and your sister…I loved that woman!!!

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