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Nancy Ellen Eldridge

Nancy Ellen (Meador) Eldridge, 79, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Franklin.

Nancy was born to the late Aubrey Clay and Willodyne Meador in Scottsville, Ky., on Nov. 7, 1933.

She married the late Lloyd F Eldridge on July 27, 1954, in Franklin.

Nancy worked as a nurse’s aide at the Franklin United Methodist Community and as a PBX operator at Franklin College.

She enjoyed gardening, baking, canning and playing bingo.

Survivors include five children, Carolyn Shaw, Monica Eck, Larry Eldridge, Paula Ramey and Marty Eldridge; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Freda Eldridge Eck; a sister, Sadie Stephens; and two brothers, Jerry Meador and Billy Ray Bryant.

Additional survivors include siblings, Aubrey Clay Meador Jr., Wendell Meador, Becky Navarro and Grace Boston.

There will be no services. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Jessen Funeral Home, 729 U.S. 31 North, Whiteland.

To honor Nancy, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Indiana Chapter, 3500 Depauw Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46268, in memory of her daughter, Freda Eldridge Eck.

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