Obituary: Thelma Rowena Mixon Aldridge


Thelma Rowena Mixon Aldridge passed away on Jan. 24, 2023 at the age of 90. She was born in Hanceville on April 13, 1932. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband: Raymond Aldridge, daughter: Shelaine Gilliland, granddaughter: Amber Gilliland and sister: Gayle Whisenant.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Thelma will be at Moss Service Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. on Friday Jan. 27, 2023 with Rev. Tim Aires officiating. Interment in Hopewell Cemetery will follow at a later date.

Survivors are: daughter: Shirley Aldridge of Fultondale, Al., sons: Raymond Allen Jr. (Carolyn) Aldridge of Gallatin, Tn., Jim (Donna) Aldridge of Cullman, Al., sister: Clara Melas (John Hladczuk) of Sun City, Fl., grandchildren: Tyler (Marcus) McLemore, Allison (Chad) Sizemore, Alex (Dustin) Gray, Katie (Daniel) Mills, Donovan (Tonya) Gilliland, Bryan (Jamie) Medlock, Chris (Telly) Medlock, 11 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to send special thanks to Comfort Care Hospice, Sean Jackson and caregiver Alex Gray.

The family will start receiving friend at Moss Funeral Home on Friday at 1 p.m.

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