Senior Spotlight: Odessa R. Caldwell

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By Vanessa Tyson

Age: 90                                                                             
Town: Pageland
Family: One daughter, two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and four stepchildren. (I love them all, and they’re all good to me.)
Church: I am a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, but I attend Providence Baptist.
Occupation/Retired from: Springs after 37 years, and Odessa’s Catering.
Favorite meal: Shrimp and scallops
Favorite TV show: “Days of Our Lives”
How do you spend your days? I do whatever the good Lord allows me to do.
Where is the last place you traveled? I went to the Farm Bureau Convention and Crafts Show in Myrtle Beach.
If you could do anything, what would it be? I have always wanted to travel to Hawaii.
What do you want the public to know about you? My catering business specialized in wedding receptions and anniversaries..
What is your favorite memory? My two cruises to Alaska.
Do you have any regrets in life? No.
Name three things you are grateful for? Being able to drive at my age, my faith, and my family, including my nephew, Rodney Ratliff.
Words you live by: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16