Kory Elizabeth Calderhead, of Niles

Published 10:02 am Thursday, October 1, 2015

Kory Elizabeth Calderhead, 23, of Niles, Michigan passed away on Sept. 27, 2015. She is the beautiful daughter of Michael T. and Krystal E. (Jenkins) Calderhead born on Sept. 12, 1992, in Beech Grove, Indiana. She graduated from Northwest Cabarrus High School in 2011.

Kory Elizabeth Calderhead

Kory Elizabeth Calderhead

For the past two years, Kory was a CNA for Woodland Manor in Elkart, Indiana. She loved her patients. She was also attending Ivy Tech to further her nursing degree. She attended Mt. Gilead Church in Mooresville and Faith Church in Martinsville. She was warm and caring. She loved to sing and participated in Mooresville High School Choirs. She loved her kitten, Biff and her new pup, Mitzi. She enjoyed decorating her new home. She lived in Mooresville, Indiana for most of her life.

Kory is survived by her parents, Michael and Krystal Calderhead of Concord, NC; two sisters, Michelle Calderhead (Phillip Gross) of Chicago, Allyssa Calderhead (Derek Fleetwood) of Fort Mill, South Carolina; a brother, Mason Calderhead of Concord, NC; Fiance, Brad McWilliams of Niles, Michigan; grandparents, Robert and Nancy Jenkins of Terre Haute, Indiana, Nick Calderhead of Springhill, Tennessee; three uncles, Mark (Alda) Calderhead of Brussels, Belgium, Jim (Shelly) Calderhead of Springhill, Tennessee, Jeff Jenkins of Tampa, Florida; an aunt, Diana Jenkins of Lake St. Louis, Missouri; and many cousins. Kory is preceded in death by a grandmother, Judy Calderhead.

Family and friends may gather from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in Jones Family Mortuary, Mooresville. There will be a celebration of life service at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in Jones Family Mortuary.

Memorial contributions can be made in Kory’s memory at indianadonornetwork.org.

You are invited to light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet. www.jonesfamilymortuary.com