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Martha Evelyn Thrift Aldrich
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1928
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2014
Ware County
Georgia, USA

Martha Evelyn Thrift Aldrich, 85, of Waycross died Thursday evening (Jan. 23, 2014) at her residence after a short illness. She was born in Waycross to the late Lone and Virginia Bell Cox Thrift and lived here all of her life. Mrs. Aldrich graduated from Waycross High School in 1945. She was a longtime dedicated and loyal member of Whitehall Freewill Baptist Church where she was the piano player since 1969. Mrs. Aldrich always enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking and crocheting.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Joe Lawton Aldrich; two sisters, Fannie Bush and Edna White; one brother, James L. "Buddy" Thrift.

Survivors include two children, David Aldrich and his wife Cindy of Hartwell, GA, Teresa Ammons of Hoboken; five grandchildren, Bradley Aldrich and his wife Heather of Hartwell, GA, Mandy Aldrich Barrett and her husband Daniel of Newnan, GA, Tara Thrift Eichfeld and her husband Joe of Hoboken, Hampton Ammons, II of Hoboken, Juston Ammons of Atlanta; four great grandchildren, Kayla Thrift, Hannah Thrift, Abby Barrett and Ansley Barrett; two sisters, Josie Bell Gordon of Waycross, and Cora Mae Allen of Waycross; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 4 pm at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 8 pm at the funeral home.

Sympathy may be expressed online at

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home and Crematory
130 Screven Ave
Waycross, Georgia 31501
Family links: 
  Baloney Thrift (1893 - 1933)
  Virginia Isabelle Cox Thrift (1894 - 1981)
  Joe Lawton Aldrich (1924 - 2006)
  Edna Lucille Thrift Corbitt (1921 - 1975)*
  Josie Bell Thrift Gordon (1923 - ____)*
  James Leroy Thrift (1925 - 2008)*
  Martha Evelyn Thrift Aldrich (1928 - 2014)
*Calculated relationship
Kettle Creek Cemetery
Ware County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
Record added: Nov 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80351725
Martha Evelyn <i>Thrift</i> Aldrich
Added by: Jerry Van Herrin
Martha Evelyn <i>Thrift</i> Aldrich
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