Cobb Resident Dies
Stroke Fatal to John T. Aldridge at 80 Following a two year period of invalidism, John T. ALDRIDGE, 80 year old farmer of near Cobb, died at his home Sunday, March 24 after a second stroke which he suffered last week. Mr Aldridge had been a farmer all his life and lived for many years at Obion County, Tenn, near Fulton, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Benjamin J and Sarah STROKES ALDRIDGE, of this county, and the last of the surviving children. He was born August 23, 1859 and had never been affiliated with any church body, although he was a
charitable and kindly citizen who was a believer in Christ and always practiced the tenets of Christianity. He was married February 10, 1866 to Miss Cordelia BLYTHE, who died in February of last year. To this union were born ten children, five of whom survive. They are: Mrs Stella BURNETT, Misses Ivy, Lillian and Ruby ALDRIDGE and Bryan
ALDRIDGE. Miss Daisy ALDRIDGE of Miami Fla. is a half sister. Nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were conducted and interment was at the Jeff Stewart Cemetery near Cerulean Monday afternoon.
Cadiz Record Mar 20, 1940


Dies at 61 Well Known Merchant and Farmer Near Montgomery
Dies of Heart Attack Funeral
Arrangements were being made Wednesday for Robert R. ALDRIDGE, 61, who died Tuesday night January 30, 1910 from
a heart attack.
Mr Aldridge, a well known merchant and farmer was born October 10, 1879, the son of Mr and Mrs Benjamin Aldridge and is a native of Trigg County. He was a member of the Baptist church near Caledonia and was an ardent believer in the Christian faith and ways of living.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs Cora Aldridge, and seven
children: Mrs Jewell Young, Mrs James Newton, both of Hopkinsville; Thelma, William, Rudolph, Douglas and Clyde
Aldridge of this county. Funeral services will be held at the home Thursday February 1 at 2:30 with Rev. Thomas,
Pastor of his church in charge. Burial will follow at the Jones graveyard near Caledonia under the direction of
Mitchell and Fuqua.
Cadiz Record 1940

William Milton Aldridge, 63, Lynchburg, Va., formerly of Hopkinsville, died at 5:10 a.m., April 19, 1997, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center following an illness.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville. Entombment will follow at Green Hill Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A native of Christian County, he was born July 28, 1933, son of William Marshall and Cathrine Ledford Aldridge, Hopkinsville. He was retired from Swisher International Tobacco Co. and was a Methodist, past exalted ruler of the Hopkinsville Elks Club and a current officer of the Lynchburg Elks Club.


A former Trigg county man, Pfc William Tobey ALDRIDGE, who was born and spent most of his youth near Caledonia, was accidently killed during maneuvers at his camp, Camp Swift, Texas.
The remains were returned to the deceased mans home in Christian county and funeral services were held last Friday from the Harton Funeral Home.
Pfc H.G. Wadlington, Jr; son of Mr and Mrs H.O. Wadlington, Sr. accompanied the body from Camp Swift to Hopkinsville and spent a few hours with his parents before returning to his station.
Cadiz Record Jan 24, 1944

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