Thelma Hollingsworth Eldridge

August 11, 1925 ~ June 26, 2020 (age 94)

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Thelma Hollingsworth Eldridge, 94, of Archdale, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at her home.

Born August 11, 1925, in Randolph County, she was a daughter of the late Johnny Rainey Hollingsworth and the late Carrie Moser Hollingsworth. Mrs. Eldridge was a retired hairstylist and a member of South Plainfield Friends in Sophia.

She is survived by her daughters, Betsy Arnold and husband John of Archdale, and Donna Sumner and husband Larry of Archdale; grandchildren, Craig Arnold (Lindsey), Stephanie Long, Jonathan Jefferson (Tarah), Joshua Nance (Sherry), Brittany Oliver (Michael), and Christian Nance (Lauren); step-granddaughters, Crystal Blanchard (Jesse), and Tiffany Knight (Jamie); and thirteen great-grandchildren, Ava, Hailey, Ella, Kaleb, Masen, Ramsey, Jackson, Anderson, Lillian, Cayla, Carrie, Justin, and Camden.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Eldridge, and grandson, Michael Long.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Sunday, June 28, 2020, in the chapel of Wright Funerals-Cremations with Rev. Hugh Spalding officiating. Burial will follow in Mt Vernon United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 2:45 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to South Plainfield Friends, 3969 Plainfield Rd., Sophia, NC 27350 or Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262.

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Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

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Visitation Prior to the Service
June 28, 2020

2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Wright Funerals-Cremations
1720 Westchester Drive
High Point, NC 27262

Funeral Service
June 28, 2020

3:00 PM
Wright Chapel
1720 Westchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262


Mount Vernon United Methodist Church
9931 Archdale Rd.
Trinity, NC 27370

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