The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
Lois was born July 09, 1927 in Ellaville, Georgia to the late George and Willie Oliver. She was preceded in death by three sons Roland Aldridge, Larry Aldridge, Frankie Aldridge, and a grandson Prather Aldridge. She was educated in the public school system of Schley County. Lois confessed Christ as her personal Savior and joined Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, where she served as an overseer of the cemetery, a member of the committee, and the mother of the church. Lois was employed for many years with Manhattan Shirt Company as a Seamstress. She also was a homemaker who loved cooking, caring for her family, and was a servant to her community. Lois was joined in holy matrimony to the late Joe Aldridge Jr..
She leaves to cherish her memories: seven children, Janice Walker (Ben), Columbus, Georgia, Brenda Minter (John), Hartford, Connecticut, Joanna McCrary (Donald), Stockbridge, Georgia, Gloria Woods, Americus, Georgia, Terrell Aldridge, Columbus, Georgia, Vivian Booker, Columbia, South Carolina, Mae Lane (Derek) Buena Vista, Georgia; eighteen grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; four siblings Nell Dowdell (Albert) Baltimore, Maryland, Agnes Sampson, Mildred Edge, (Willie Albert) all of Jersey City, New Jersey, and Ann Williams Baltimore, Maryland; one sister-in- law Mary Fudge, Hartford, Connecticut; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.