The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


March 12, 2014

Scottie I. (May) Eldridge

RIVERTON, Kan. — Scottie Ilene (May) Eldridge, 84, of Riverton, Kan., passed from this life on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Quaker Hill Nursing Home.

Scottie was born Aug. 8, 1929, to Charles (Bert) and Anna (Scott) May. At the age of three her mother passed and a stepmother, Leona May came into her life.

She was a member of the Riverton Friends Church for over 60 years. She served on several committees, taught Sunday school and was treasurer for over 31 years.

She married Dale Eldridge in 1973. He preceded her in death on July 17, 2010.

Scottie is survived by one son, Rick Riley and wife, Jerri; one daughter, Cathy Lunderman and husband, P.D.; two step-sons, Gary Eldridge and wife, Ramona and Larry Eldridge and wife, Roxanne; one brother, Don May and wife, Judy; one step-brother, Glen Day and wife, Joan; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Scottie is preceded in death by her mother; father; a brother, Bobby May; her step-mother, Leona May and one step-brother, Matt Day.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Riverton Friends Church. Pastor Wes Davis will officiate. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Riverton Friends Church in care of the funeral home.

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