Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones, and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness.
She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years.Survivors include: two sons, Arvel E. Eldridge of Rockford, Ill., and Floyd Eldridge of Cherokee Village, Ark.; two daughters, Mary E. Rainey of Mountain Home, Ark., and Shirley M. Eldridge of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Ernest Jones of Jonesboro, Ark.; 14 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren; relatives; and friends.Visitation will be July 12 with memorial services scheduled on July 13 at Higginbotham Funeral Home in Hardy. Burial will follow at the Trinity Cemetery near Bono, Ark.