Mrs Laura Jane Lupton Alldredge, 81,
wife of Joseph WelbornAlldredge
and a life-long resident of Posey county, died at 9:35
a.m. today in Deaconess Hospital.
Critically ill of diabetic seven weeks, Mrs. Alldredge
entered DeaconessHospital a week ago from her home at 515 Mill street a few days after she returned home from
three weeks' hospitalization at St. Mary's in Evansville.
The deceased and her 82 year old husband were of pioneer Posey
county ancestry. They would have been married 57 years on the coming
Monday. Most of their married life was spent in the Grafton vicinity
where Mr. Alldredge engaged in farming. They
had resided in Mt.Vernon for the last 14 years.
Mrs. Alldredge's parents were William
Lupton, a Civil War veteran who came to Posey county
at the age of 21 years from his native YorkshireEngland and JanneRatcliffe Lupton a native of Lancaster, England.
The deceased was a member of WelbornMethodistChurch and its Ladies Aid, Progress camp of
Royal Neighbors of America and Grafton Home Demonstration Club.
The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home
where friends may call after Tuesday. Rev. J. Kenneth Forbes,
minister of FirstMethodistChurch, will conduct the funeral service in Weisinger chapel at Thursday. Burial will be in
Surviving, in addition to the husband, are a daughter, Mrs. O. D.
Benner, Mt. Vernon; a son, Malcolm W. Alldredge,
Evansville, and four grandchildren, Norma, Phyllis and David Benner and Linda
Lou Aldredge, the last named the daughter of a
deceased son, Dalton.