|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 2007|
Sophia "Ma" Aldridge, 88, of Kingsport, Tenn., formerly of Tazewell, Va., passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007 at Church Hill Healthcare in Church Hill, Tenn.
Born January 14, 1919 in Banner Elk, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Jessie Franklin Puckett and Cecila Leona Lowrance Puckett. "Ma" was a long-time resident of Tazewell, Va., and had resided with her daughter in Kingsport, Tenn., since 1996.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, "Pa" Waits Aldridge; two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her four children, Frank Aldridge and his wife Alease of Tazewell, Va., Juanita "Toni" Clark of Kingsport, Tenn., Bill Aldridge of Cordova, Tenn., and Carolyn Brooks of Erwin, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, Angie Whitt and husband Barry, Billy Aldridge, Rob Aldridge and wife Teresa, Jeff Aldridge and wife Dana, Kevin Clark and fiancÚ April Roberts, Linda Dohnal and husband Chris, Pam Aldridge and fiancÚ Robert Darby, and David Clark; seven great-grandchildren, Kayla and Holly Whitt, Megan Aldridge, Rebecca and Lindsey Aldridge, Anna Grace and Ashley Aldridge; the staff of Asbury Place at Baysmont and Church Hill Healthcare.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2007 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va., where funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. with Johnny Elmore and Kenny Gillespie officiating.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2007 at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Those planning to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2007.
Waits M Aldridge (1904 - 1979)*
Bill Mack Aldridge (1941 - 2012)*
Carolyn June Aldridge Brooks (1945 - 2014)*
Grandview Memory Gardens
Created by: James Brady
Record added: Jan 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23743019
Polly Fry Hagerman
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