OBITUARY

Mary Joyce Freshley Aldridge

April 29, 1926September 27, 2013
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Mary Joyce (Freshley) Aldridge, 87, of Evansville, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born April 29, 1926.

Mary attended Delaware and Scott schools and graduated from F. J. Reitz High School in 1944. She was in the Reitz Concert Choir. Mary was married to Charles Aldridge on December 8, 1945 and had been married for 53 years and raised three sons. After their children were in school, Mary attended Evansville College and received a teaching degree. Mary taught school from 1966-1989, teaching at Fulton, Oak Hill, and Scott.

She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Kappa Iota, Kennel Club, Home Demonstration Club, Eastern Star, North Side Civitan Club, SS & SS Club, Red Hat Society, and Member of Centenary Methodist Church.

Mary loved to travel, read, play games, and spend time with her family. She was a gifted seamstress and musician, and had an artistic talent.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Goldie (Sallee) Freshley and her beloved husband, Charles who died in 1999.

Mary is survived by her sons, Chuck (Virginia), Wayne (Judy), and Tim Aldridge; five grandchildren, Shawn Maglinger (Tom), Monica Quirk (Chris), and Cody, Kit and Connor Aldridge; eight great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren; sister, Jo Wilson; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at Centenary United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Danny Walker, with burial at the church cemetery. Friends may visit Monday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Alexander North Chapel and Tuesday from 9:00 AM until service time at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Centenary UMC, 14340 Old State Road, Evansville, Indiana 47725.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 30, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Mary Joyce Freshley Aldridge

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October 1, 2013

Wayne and Kit, our sincere condolences to you in the passing of your mother and grandmother. From: Diane, Nancy and Charlie, and all your friends of the Lincoln Pioneer Village in Rockport

Mike Feagley

October 1, 2013

Wayne and Tim, My thoughts and prayers go out to you as your family reflect on the celebration of life of Mary.

Paul Jourdan

September 30, 2013

Hi Wayne. Very sad to hear that your Mom has passed away. Donna, Josh, Joey and I express our sincere condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Paul "PJ" Jourdan.

Mark Schoenbaum

September 30, 2013

Wayne and Tim,

My sincere condolences. If your mother was anything like you two then your mom was one hell of a person. I only met your mom a few times in my early youth, but she was always very kind and patient, even when we were firing old flint locks in the back yard.

Mark Schoenbaum

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