March 26, 2009
TISHOMINGO — Vera Aldridge, 91, died March 25, 2009, at her residence. Services are Friday at 11 a.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Bro. Charles McGill officiating. Burial will follow at Tishomingo City Cemetery. Visitation is today from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Friday until service time. Mrs. Aldridge was born Sept. 20, 1917, in Tishomingo County to the late Owen and Dorinda Wilson Oaks. She was formerly an employee of Blue Bell and attended Paradise Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wess Aldridge; daughter, Fredda Aldridge; sister, Obera Weems; and brother, Berry Oaks. She is survived by her children, Sue Gist of Tishomingo, Ken Aldridge of Caledonia and Bob Aldridge of Iuka; five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Ron and Danny Aldridge, Chris Jones and H.O. Southward. Memorials may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice.