Patricia Aldridge

Patricia “Pat” Aldridge, 76, of Wilmot, formerly Grady and Portland, died on April 21, 2019.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Portland Baptist Church, where she helped with the Mission Friends Program for many years.

Mrs. Aldridge enjoyed working in her garden, feeding her hummingbirds and going fishing. She loved spending time with her family, often cooking delicious meals for her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover Lee and Zula Bell Davis Watkins; a brother, Leon Watkins and two sisters, Helen Waddle and Martha Brown.

She is survived the love of her life and husband of almost 57 years, Charles W. Aldridge of Wilmot; her children, Darin Aldridge and wife, Debra, of Wilmot, Amanda Murdaugh and husband, Richard, of Portland and Jennifer Winters and husband, Shannon, of Deer Park, Texas; a sister, Catherine Tuck of Spokane, Washington; eight grandchildren, Shawnda Aldridge, Zac Aldridge, Kaurie Winters, Tinley Winters, Brentley Murdaugh, Rick Murdaugh, Ashley James and Michelle Shackleford; seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at the funeral home with Bro. Carl Mason officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the Lonoke Cemetery in Lonoke.

Pallbearers are Spencer Aldridge, Mike Watkins, Billy Sellers, Spencer Dupuy, Bradyn Dupuy, and Craig Dupuy.

Memorials may be made to the CARTI Foundation, PO Box 55011, Little Rock, AR 72215.