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Donna M Eldridge
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ROCKVILLE- Donna M. Eldridge, 84, of Rockville, Indiana went home to be with the Lord at 2:50 am Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Clinton Gardens. She was a homemaker. She was born May 29, 1933 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to the late Everett Sowers and Edna Cline Sowers. Her husband of 29 years, Walter C. Eldridge whom she married November 12, 1960 passed away December 22, 1989. Survivors include five sons, Dan (Joyce) Harkrider, Daryl (Deb) Harkrider, Bob (Nancy) Eldridge, David (Michelle) Eldridge and Mark (Karen) Eldridge; three daughters, Deb Jones, Denise Cummings and Rebecca (Tom) Pearman; four step-children, Jack (Rose) Eldridge, Chuck (Melissa) Eldridge, Martha Eldridge and John (Rita) Eldridge; 63 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren; She was preceded in death by twin daughters, Maude and Madeline, a son, Steve Eldridge, step daughter, Kay Carouthers, granddaughter, Jesse Eldridge and grandson, Chad Harkrider; She was a 1951 graduate of Crawfordsville High School. She was formerly employed by Billie Creek Village and Rockville Elementary School cafeteria. She was a member of the Rockville Christian Church and Friendship Sunday school class and sang in the church choir. She was also a member of Christian Women’s Fellowship, Extension Homemakers, Bunco Club and was active with 4-H. Services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, April 24, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville, with the Rev. Greg Robbins officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery in Marshall. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Monday at Gooch Funeral Home. Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the Parke County Food Pantry, PO Box 222, Rockville, IN 47872 in her memory. Online condolences may be shared at

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11:00 AM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872





4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

Cemetery Details


Bethany Cemetery

State Road 236
Marshall, IN 47159

Memorial Contribution

Parke County Food Pantry


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