Bueal Edgar Aldridge, 86 of Caledonia, MS passed away Sunday, February 7, 2010 at his residence.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 10 – 11 AM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 11:30 AM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Gilliam officiating.
Mr. Aldridge was born December 7, 1923 in Lamar County, AL to the late Emory Ward and Allie Mae Irvin Aldridge. He was a resident of Caledonia, MS for the past 59 years having moved from Zion, IL. Mr. Aldridge was a farmer working in agriculture and timber for more than fifty years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Aldridge enjoyed playing with his great-grandchildren and his loyal pet, O’Dash.
Mr. Aldridge is survived by his wife of 64 years, Perla Mae Aldridge, Caledonia, MS; son – Douglas Edgar (Jane S.) Aldridge, Caledonia, MS; daughters – Rita Kay Pennington, Birmingham, AL; Janice (Steve) Gilliam, Memphis, TN; Jean (Dwight) Colson, Caledonia, MS; Judy (Hubert) Watson, West Point, MS; brothers – Leon Aldridge, Mooreville, MS; Wayne Aldridge, West Memphis, AR; Emory Ward Aldridge, Jr., Mooreville, MS; Leroy Aldridge, Port Charlotte, FL; sister – Geneva Kimble, Nettleton, MS; grandchildren – Tyler Aldridge, Lindsay Aldridge, April Pennington Davis, Donnie Pennington, Amy Gilliam Parsons, Andrew Gilliam, Michael Colson, Emily Colson Bates, Bert Watson, Becky Watson and 3 great grandchildren – Abbey Davis, Zane Gilliam and Ryan Bates.
Memorials may be made to Columbus Lowndes Humane Society, P.O. Box 85, Columbus, MS 39703 or charity of donor’s choice.