Shelby  County  Indiana

Aldrich / Alldredge / Aldridge

The  Shelbyville  News
December 22, 2006
Thelma Faye Aldridge, 95, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006.
Born Sept. 14, 1911, in Shelbyville, d/o  Ernest and Ida Mae Belle Engle
Married  Leroy Aldridge  on Sept. 22, 1928;  he preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1992.
Survivors:  three sons,  Raye Aldridge  of Shelbyville,  Laurel Clifton Aldridge  of Germany and  Henry Aldridge  of Indianapolis; two daughters,  Ida Cox  (husband, Roy) of St. Paul and  Kaye Goodwin  of Greenfield; one sister,  Rosie Sipes  of Shelbyville; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Dorothy Marie Allen.
Employed at L&Z Garment Factory.
Member of First Baptist Church and former longtime member of Lewis Creek Baptist Church.
Enjoyed working at the Westport Baptist Church Camp for several years.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., with the Rev. Dan McCollough officiating.
Burial:  Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery in Shelby County.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
June 18, 2005
Robert L. Aldridge, 78, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Waldron Health Care Home, Waldron.
Born March 21, 1927, in Shelby County, s/o  Walter L. and  Lorretta B. (Weintraut) Aldridge.
Married  Mildred L. Stroup, and she survives.
Other survivors:  two sons, Stephen R. Aldridge of Shelbyville and  Rick W. Aldridge of Sandy, Ore.
Preceded in death by three sisters and one brother.
Engineering specialist for PR Mallory and later for CMW Corp., retiring in 1989.
U.S. Navy veteran.
Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Eagles Lodge and American Legion Post No. 70.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St.
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., with the Rev. Don Quinn officiating.
Burial:  St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Shelby County, 110 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday August 15, 1955
Wade Aldrich, 72, Found Dead at Home
          Wade Aldrich, 72, was found dead in a garage at his home in Manilla about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.  Rush County Coroner Dr. Robert B. Johnson attributed death to self inflicted gunshot wounds from a .22 calibre rifle and estimated death occurred about 1 p.m.
          Born in Shelby county June 21, 1883, Mr. Aldrich was the son of  Sylvester and  Anna (Bennett) Aldrich.  On November 19, 1908, he was married to  Emma Hart  and she preceded in death in 1937.
          Surviving are four children,  Clethie Aldrich  of Manilla,  Walter  of North Vernon,  CPO Ervin S. Aldrich,  serving with the U.S. Navy in San Francisco, California, and  Mrs. Lola Smith  of near Fountaintown; a brother,  James Aldrich  of Danville, Illinois and a granddaughter,  Marilyn Smith, of near Fountaintown.
          Mr. Aldrich was a member of the Bengal Christian Church and had been a resident of the Manilla community since 1930.
          Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Carmony Funeral Home in Manilla with Rev. R.H. Schanbeimayer officiating.  Burial will be in the Bennett cemetery near Rays Crossing.  Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Tuesday and are asked to omit flowers.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Joel

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday August 12, 1937
Page 1 column 4
Rite For Mrs. Wade Aldrich Will Be Saturday
          Mrs. Emma Aldrich, fifty-one years old, wife of Wade Aldrich, of Manilla, died at the Major hospital at 11 p.m. Wednesday after a two weeks illness.
          The deceased was born August 24, 1885, the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Hart.  In [November 19, 1908] 1900 she was married to Mr. Aldrich.  She was a member of the Bengal Christian Church.  Surviving are the husband and four children,  Clethie,  Walter F.,  Ervin, of Manilla,  Mrs. Leonard [Lola] Smith  of Marion township; one grandchild and a brother,  Albert Hart  of Shelbyville.
          Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Manilla M.E. church with the Rev. Samuel Riggle, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in the Bennett cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ezra Carmony funeral home until the hour of the funeral.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Joel

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Thursday, August 7, 1919
Mrs. Sarah  Aldridge  Dead  of  Heart
Attack--Funeral Services  Wednesday.
          Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Aldridge,  wife of  William Aldridge, died at 3:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of her son,  Otis Aldridge, 527 south Miller street, of heart trouble.  She was 64 years old.
          She had made her home with the son of this city for the past several years.  Mr. and Mrs. Aldridge were married in 1873.  Seven children were born to the union, of whom three survive.  They are the son at whose home she died,  Charles Aldridge, also of this city, and  Mrs. June Jones, also of this city.  Besides these she leaves one brother,  Andy Glover,  of Johnson county, one sister,  Mrs. Amanda Shipman, of Indianapolis, and four grandchildren.
          She was a member of the United Brethren church of Milton, Ly., and had spent a great part of her life there.  She had always led a devoted Christian life.
           Funeral services will be held at the home of the son here at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.  Interment will be made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Ewing & Oldham, of this city.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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