Barbara Ellen Eldridge

January 11, 2017

Barbara Ellen Eldridge, 84, of Frankfort, died 5:07 p.m. January 11, 2017 at Wesley Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born July 27, 1932 in Frankfort to Ivory Warren & Leona Marie (Johnson) Scott. She married Richard Neil Eldridge on October 11, 1952 in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on April 16, 1997. Mrs. Eldridge attended Frankfort High School and was a lifelong Frankfort resident.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed being with her family.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, January 14th at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Guardian Angel Hospice.

Survived by:

6 Daughters: Brenda (Michael) Ticen of Cutler, Ind., Margo (Jeff) Price of Lafayette, Ind., Gale (Jon "Mark") Calloway of Frankfort, Ind., Diane (Betty Mundell) Starnes of Frankfort, Ind., Stacie (Fred) Kramer of Michigantown, Ind., Dr. Stephanie (Dr. Amir) Shirmohammad, 4 Brothers: Bill Scott, Wesley (Shirley) Scott, Richard (Cathy) Scott and Marvin (Anna) Scott all of Frankfort, Ind., 2 Sisters: Bonnie Wade and Velva (Jack) King both of Frankfort, Ind., Sister-in-Law: Patsy Scott of Frankfort, Ind., 12 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren.


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29 Condolences for “Barbara Ellen Eldridge”

  1. Pam Kriel January 12, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    My sympathy to all of Barbara’s family. Remember the memories.

  2. Mary Reynolds January 12, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    Gale, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs my friend.

  3. Maleta (Sheagley)(Scott)Bolinger January 12, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Angie Scott January 12, 2017 at 6:06 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Barbara was a great lady. Sending prayers to the family

  5. Martha pillion herston January 12, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    So sorry for your loss sending hugs to the family. You are in my thoughts and prays, I won’t be able to be there.

  6. Liz Thompson January 12, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Gale.. so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing.. may GOD imbrace you and your family in this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. 😇

  7. Judi Reecer January 12, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Gale I am so sorry for your loss. She was such a nice lady. I know mom enjoyed their time together at the Manor. Hugs

  8. Marilyn Bourne January 12, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    My condolences are with you! I enjoyed cleaning your mother’s room. Never a dull moment. I was definitely a pleasure. She will miss missed dearly. RIP PEACHES! Yes I always told you because you’re naturally sweet.

  9. Rhonda Tuggle January 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    My sincere Condolences for the whole Eldridge/Scott family! Will keep you all in my Thoughts and prayers

  10. Linda January 12, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    So very sorry for your loss! Love and prayers! John and Linda Klemme

  11. Eric and Kay Mann January 12, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

  12. Amy Cunningham January 12, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    Oh the laughter she always brought when she would visit Margo and me at State Farm! Margo and Keisha I have you both in my thoughts! She will forever be one of the people who made me smile!

  13. Mike & Karen Reagan January 12, 2017 at 8:35 pm

    Margo and Family, may it bring you comfort to know that your friends love you and are praying that each of you can find peace that Barb is no longer suffering on this earth. You will always keep her deep in your heart with your memories.

  14. Ida Ray January 12, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    My heart cries for all of the family. Mother’s are the thread that bines the fabric of our families into a beautiful quilt that shows everyone’s love for each other. She will be greatly missed by many. You are all in my prayers and thoughts.

  15. Lorie Ullmer January 12, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Dear Margo,

    Dave and I send our sympathy to your family. It is so hard loosing a parent.


  16. Connie Kramer January 12, 2017 at 9:37 pm

    Dear Brenda, Margo, Gale, Di, Stacie, and Steph, Your loving mother was a courageous and dedicated person who raised six responsible and productive adults. May God bless you all and be with each one of you as you spread her legacy of love, spirit and humor. Wish we could be there to deliver this message in person.

  17. Diana Cowan Lemen January 12, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    So sorry for your loss Margo. It is very hard. Remember she is not suffering anymore.

  18. Jenny (Scott) Sherer January 13, 2017 at 10:01 am

    I am so sorry. I don’t care how young or old we are, it is still hard to loose a parent. Thinking of all of you.

  19. Kim Wiles January 13, 2017 at 11:06 am

    Dick and Cathy, So sorry to hear about your loss. Know that I’m praying for your family. May God hold each of you in the palm of his hand for the days to come. Love, Kim Wiles

  20. Theresa Goodnight January 13, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    Gail and family I am so sorry for your family’s loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  21. Ron Kerby January 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to the family.
    Ron & Connie Kerby

  22. Deb Batts January 13, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    Gale so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

  23. Trudy Beckner January 13, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. You will miss her! Praying for courage and strength for your family.

  24. Margaret and Dorcel Birden January 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    To all the Eldridge girls and the Scott families,

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Barb. We have such wonderful memories. The memorial video was beautiful. We shall all miss her.

    Our prayers and thoughts go out to all of you. Sorry I can’t be there with you.

  25. April Hoosier January 14, 2017 at 2:12 am

    Now mom has wings and is soaring with angels in heaven It’s very hard to lose a mother even when some burdens are set free. You did right by your mother Gale. You can grieve without guilt. Take some time for yourself now and cherish your time with mom well spent. I love you

  26. Cindi Henninger January 14, 2017 at 4:24 am

    Praying for you and family, she will be missed.

  27. Donna Zurfas Antonelli January 14, 2017 at 11:22 am

    I’m so sorry for your tremendous loss. My all the years of wonderful memories ease your aching heart.

  28. Charna Virtue January 15, 2017 at 10:07 am

    My Dearest Gale. Your mother must have been such a wonderful person, as she raised such a beautiful daughter. May God place his loving arms around you and comfort you in this time of need. As always, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  29. Cindy Weida Reeder January 17, 2017 at 10:53 am

    Dear Stacie,
    I am very sad of your mom’s passing. Your mom was a very sweet and loving person. I remember the good ole’ days at your house and your mom. She was always fun to be around. Cherish your memories. My loving support and prayers of comfort and peace is there for you. Gale, Margo, Diane, Brenda and Stephanie my prayers of peace and comfort are being sent to you also.
    To the Scott family my sympathy and prayers are being sent to you as well. God Bless all of you.

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