Anita Norris Eldridge
By Kim Swindell Wood | July 6, 2019 2:48 pm
Effie Anita Norris Eldridge, 87, a lifelong resident of Sparta, passed away July 6, 2019, at Life Care Center
She was born Feb. 29, 1932, the daughter of Casto Norris and Nancy Phillips Norris.
Mrs. Eldridge was a member of Bon Air Baptist Church and active in the Eastern Star of Sparta. “A friend to many and a stranger to few.”
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Eldridge; daughter, Oma Gail Eldridge Knowles; son-in-law, Harold E. Knowles; grandson, Shawn Charles Eldridge; sister, Rita Norris Selby; and brother, Don Norris.
Survivors include her son, Johnny T. Eldridge and wife Sherry White Eldridge, of Birmingham, Alabama; two sisters-in-law, Vonna Heady Norris, Christa Cantrell Key; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m., July 8, 2019, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Old New Hope Cemetery. Bro. Jason Lewis and Bro. James Hickey will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Old New Hope Cemetery by contacting Hunter Funeral Home.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.