McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


March 30, 2013

Peggy Jane Eldridge

McALESTER — Peggy Jane Eldridge, 87, of McAlester, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at a local nursing home.

The family will have private services at a later date.

Services are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service.       

Born Oct. 18, 1925, in McAlester, she was the daughter of A.C. and Maud Jane Allison Altman.

She attended schools in McAlester and graduated from McAlester High School. She married Joe Eldridge and they lived in Harlingen, Texas, for 45 years.

She moved back to McAlester about eight years ago.

She is survived by one daughter, Jan McFadden, of McAlester; grandson and wife, Cary and Becky McFadden, of Wilburton; granddaughter and husband,     Kami and Brian Jiles, of McAlester; great-grandson Heath Jiles, of McAlester; great-granddaughters Kristina Jiles and Lance Lovett, of McAlester; great-great-grandsons Colton Moore, of Kiowa and Conner Lovett, of McAlester, and great-great-granddaughter, Jayci Lovett and Aughtum Lovett of McAlester. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Joe Eldridge.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • C.W. Barnes Jr.

    C.W. Barnes Jr., 76, of McAlester, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home.

    April 17, 2014

  • 04-09-james-carlton-III-obit.jpg James Calvin Carlton, III “Jim”

    James Calvin Carlton, III “Jim,” 57, of Tulsa, went home to be with the Lord and found eternal peace on April 1, 2014. Jim was born on January 14, 1957, in McAlester. J

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Evelyn Stephens Evelyn J. Stephens

    Evelyn Stephens, of Pittsburg, formerly of Quinton, died Tuesday, April, 15, 2014, after battling Parkinson’s disease for several years.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marylou Martinez

    Marylou Martinez, 63, of McAlester, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City.

    April 17, 2014

  • Patricia “Eileen” Cunningham Patricia ‘Eileen’ Cunningham

    Patricia “Eileen” Cunningham, 60, of McAlester, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Tulsa.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mackey Ren Ely

    Mackey Ren Ely, 71, of Bethany, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Galveston, Texas.

    April 15, 2014

  • Barbara Vaught

    It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Vaught announces her passing, April 12, 2014.

    April 14, 2014

  • Mary Lucille Williams

    Mary Lucille Williams, 88, of Hartshorne, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Beare Manor Nursing Center in Hartshorne.

    April 9, 2014

  • Cecile E. St. Pierre

    Cecile E. St. Pierre, 91, of McAlester, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at a local nursing center.

    April 9, 2014

  • Winburn J. 'Windy' Risenhoover

    Winburn J. “Windy” Risenhoover, 81, of Quinton, died Monday, April 7, 2014.

    April 9, 2014

AP Video