August 19, 1934 - January 6, 2021
Ida (Williams) Eldridge, 86 of Liberty Center, passed away Wednesday morning, January 6, 2021 at Markle Health and Rehabilitation in Markle. Ida was born on August 19, 1934 in Perry County, Kentucky to Andy and Sarah (Farler) Williams. She attended Farler School and Stratton School in Kentucky. Ida was a cook for Southern Wells Schools for 16 years. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, camping and boating and attended Sonlight Wesleyan Church in Bluffton. Ida and Ernest Eldridge were married on March 30, 1957 in Hazard, Kentucky. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Ernest of Liberty Center, their children; Georgetta Eldridge of Liberty Center, Frances “Gail” (Jim) Lambert and Shirley (Andy) Smallman, both of Bluffton, and Ernest (Sherrie) Eldridge, Jr. of Poneto, along with 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces & nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Eldridge, sisters; Rachel, Mary Jane, Annie, Lucy, Mollie, Mandy, Liz, a brother, Ruben, and a half-brother, Bentley. Visitation for Ida will take place on Tuesday (Jan. 12th, 2021) from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home. A private family service to celebrate Ida’s life will take place following visitation with Rev. Lyle Breeding officiating. Private family burial will follow the service at Elm Grove Cemetery. Friends wishing to watch Ida’s service can do so from the safety of their home, utilizing a Zoom Meeting. You can login using the Zoom Meeting I.D. # 773 520 7951 and you can login after 1:15 P.M. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Memorials may be made in Ida’s memory to Sonlight Wesleyan Church and can be sent to the funeral home. The safety of the family and all visitors is our utmost priority. For everyone’s safety, we ask that you practice social distancing. Masks are required for visitation and for the private family service. During the current guidelines, we are only allowed a limited number of people in the building at a time. We appreciate your cooperation and patience. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.thomarich.com.
Ida (Williams) Eldridge, 86 of Liberty Center, passed away Wednesday morning, January 6, 2021 at Markle Health and Rehabilitation in Markle. Ida was born on August 19, 1934 in Perry County, Kentucky to Andy and Sarah (Farler) Williams. She attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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