Phyllis Hobbs Caldwell, 79, of Terrell, N.C., passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at her home. She was born on May 10, 1943, in Iredell County, N.C., to the late Doyt and Elizabeth Cornelius Hobbs.

Mrs. Caldwell has been a hairdresser for 60 years and was still doing hair until her passing. She was owner and operator of Phyllis’ Beauty Shop in Mt. Mourne. She loved jewelry and clothes, and she will be remembered for her fashion. She loved her family and taking care of her clients.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Dale Caldwell; and step mother, Ruby Mackey Hobbs.

She is survived by her children, Anthony “Scott” Caldwell (Myra) and Shannon Ferguson (Daryl); sister, Jean Oliver (Bob); grandchildren, Madison and Meredith Ferguson, Josh Williams, and Cammie Hornaday; great grandchildren, Lily and Maddie Hornaday, and Will and Aeriel Williams; brother-in-law, Nolan Caldwell; sister-in-law, Bobbie Jean Caldwell; and nieces and nephews, Debbie Pittard, Patty Clontz, Blake Keller, Tracy Brewer, Lori Wright, Michael Caldwell, Robin Odem, and Lisa Smith.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 28, at Fair View United Methodist Church with Rev. Nathan Finsel officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fair View United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 27, Mt. Mourne, NC 28123 or Gaston College Foundation Cosmetology Fund, 201 Highway 321 South, Dallas, NC 28034 or Please put in memory of Phyllis Caldwell in the memo line.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Caldwell family. Condolences may be made to the family at