Audrey Lucille Nichols Aldridge, 73, daughter of George and Opal Beasley Nichols, was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Texas County. She died April 18, 2008.
She grew up in the Pine Creek area and attended Willow Springs Schools.
She married Oral Aldridge April 5, 1952. They had seven children.
Mrs. Aldridge enjoyed going to church, studying the Bible, reading and many types of handiwork. She crocheted and did pieces of needlepoint, which she gave to family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; brother, Elmer Nichols; stepfather, Harvey Adkins; one son, Danny Joe; three sisters, Ocie, Virginia and Norma; and a grandson.
Surviving are her children, Rosemary Mooney and Dee Aldridge of Elk Creek, Jeanie McAlister of Piedmont and Wayne Aldridge, Annette Hartman and Brian Aldridge of Houston; two sisters, Georgia Lynch of Mountain Grove and Phyllis Adkins of Mansfield; two brothers, Donald Adkins of Prineville, Ore., and Vaughn Nichols of Golden City; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services were April 23 at the Evans Funeral Home with David Mathis officiating. Burial was in the Tyrone Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Tyrone Free Will Baptist Church or Tyrone Cemetery.