Brenda Caudell


Brenda Caudell, 68, of Fortville, passed away July 23, 2015, at IU Hospital North in Carmel ,after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born June 24, 1947, in New Castle, to the late Jessie J. and Lucille (Bertram) Morris and was a 1965 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School.

She graduated from Indiana Central Business College and was a member of the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors and American Legion Auxiliary Post 391.

Brenda had worked as a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service and was also a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Franklin D. Caudell, whom she married on April 30, 1965; son, Jamie (Penny) Caudell and daughter, Holly (David) Evers, both of McCordsville; grandchildren, Kirstin Caudell and Noah Evers; brother, Don (Zelda) Morris of Somerset, Ky. and nephew, Mike Morris of Fortville.

She was preceded in death by niece, Leslie J. Morris.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at IU Hospital Cancer Center.

A Celebration of Brenda’s life will take place at Noon on Monday, July 27, 2015, at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at Gravel Lawn Cemetery near Fortville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Ste. 100, Indianapolis, IN  46278.

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