Della Idell Castleman

Thursday, November 9, 2006


Della Idell Castleman, 91, of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at her home. Born at Portia, she was the daughter of the late Richard Ross and Malinda Ethel Matthews Williams and had been a Manila resident since 1922. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Westside Baptist Church in Manila.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Dr. James Carroll Hill, in 1997.

She is survived by her husband, Clell Castleman, of Manila.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Westside Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. Troy Fisher officiating. Burial will be in the Manila Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila.

Pallbearers will be Jim Fields, Gene Dobbins, Charles Quinn, Lonnie Wright, Sonny Ashley, and Bob Farmer. To sign the guest registry log on to