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Lucille Eldridge

Springdale, AR, 1939 - 2022

Lucille Eldridge, 83, of Springdale passed away at home on September 25, 2022. She was born on March 8, 1939, in St. Paul, Ark., to Nora Mae Mayes and Delmar Shipp.
Lucille was a homemaker and a member of White Rock Light of Faith Church in Fayetteville.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald Eldridge; her brother, Harvey "Bud" Shipp; sister, Margie Starnes; and her grandson, Jody Watkins.
Lucille is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Myers (Joey) of Havana, Ark., Barbara Mansell (Donald) of Springdale, Ark., and Sherry Watkins (Fiancé Russell Wiles) of Springdale, Ark.; two sons, Wesley Watkins (Marsha) of Springdale, Ark., and Bradley Watkins (Kimberly) of Huntsville, Ark.; one brother, H.M. Shipp of Farmington, Ark.; one sister, Linda Jennings of Farmington, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at White Rock Light of Faith Church located at 6560 West Wedington Drive, Fayetteville, Ark., with a service immediately after at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Elm Springs Cemetery. You may sign the online guestbook at

Published September 28, 2022

Moore Chapel
206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-442-7314