|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1890|
|Death: ||Aug. 23, 1977|
Graveside services were held at Masonic [Odd Fellows] Cemetery Thursday, Aug. 25, for Mrs. George Erie Aldridge,, with Rev. Richard Worringharn, Methodist pastor, officiating
Mrs. Aldridge was the former Ella Boyce McCormick She was born here Oct. 8, 1890, a daughter of Stephen and Hattie (Simpson) McCormick. Both the Simpsons and the MeCormicks were early settlers of Colorado County. Mrs. Aidridge's grandfather, W. B. McCormick, established a lumber yard here in 1873 when the railroad came through and the town was founded Her other grandfather, James Headley Simpson, founded the first bank in Colorado County --in 1873 at Columbus. It was a private bank.
Mrs. Aldridge became a member or the Methodist Church in her early girlhood. She was graduated from high school in Brenham and attended Southwestern University in Georgetown. In 1920 she was married to Mr. Aldridge of Fort Worth. He died in 1959. but she continued to maintain her home there until a few years ago when she returned to Weimar and lived at Parkview Manor.
Six nieces survive her.
Pallbearers named by her family were Dan Herder, Francis Brasher, Jack Montgomery, Leslie Townsend, Henry Brasher and John Hajovsky.
Weimar Mercury, September 1, 1977
Stephen McCormick (1843 - 1907)
Hattie Virginia Simpson McCormick (1850 - 1926)
George Erle Aldridge (1888 - 1959)
Robert Hendley McCormick (1871 - 1919)*
Willie Fiench McCormick Hubbard (1873 - 1960)*
Helen McCormick (1878 - 1879)*
Stephen Montgomery McCormick (1883 - 1948)*
Alexis McCormick (1885 - 1955)*
Ella Boyce McCormick Aldridge (1890 - 1977)
Weimar Masonic Cemetery
Plot: Odd Fellows, Lot 116, Grave 6
Created by: Jay Skelton
Record added: Jul 16, 2009
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