Mrs. Cordelia Ann (Delia) Ashworth Alldredge, 86, R. R. 3, Mt.Vernon, a highly respected, life-long resident
of South Posey county and a representative of two
pioneer local families, died at Sunday (20 Nov 1955) at Maxey Nursing Home in Evansville.
She was the widow of Alvin A. Alldredge,
a prominent farmer northeast of Mt.Vernon who dies in 1950.
Mrs. Alldredge had been ill for the last
two years following a fall in which she fractured a hip. She entered the
nursing home 11 months ago.
Funeral rites were held Tuesday at Short-Niehaus Funeral Home
chapel at Rev. Arthur C. Blackburn, a retired General Baptist
preacher, conducted the funeral service and burial rites in Bellefontaine
The deceased was a regular attendant of PrimitiveBaptistChurch at Farmersville until illness prevented.
Surviving are a son, Floyd A. Alldredge, of near Mt.Vernon; two grandchildren, Mrs. Robert Schenk, Evansville, and Gordon F. Alldredge,
Mt.Vernon; two great-grandchildren, and a brother,
Herman Ashworth, Mt.Vernon.
Mts. Alldredge's parents were Moses
Ashworth and Mary Allison Ashworth.