Eldridge L. Defrees
(April 15, 1912 - March 8, 1999)
Oneida Daily Dispatch
Tuesday, March 9, 1999
Eldridge L. DeFrees
Eldridge L. DeFrees, 86, of 160 Union St., Kenwood Station, died Monday
evening, March 8, 1999, in the Extended Care Facility of Oneida Healthcare
Center, where he had been a resident for the past two months.
He was born on April 5, 1912, in Oneida, the son of Henry and Laura
He was a lifelong resident of Oneida and was educated in Oneida Schools.
Mr. DeFrees married Doris Richmond on July 19, 1946, at Hickory Knolls,
Prior to his retirement, in 1974, Mr. DeFrees was employed with Oneida Ltd.
He was a member of the Community Associated Clubs, Oneida Limited
Retirement Club, a former member of the Sherrill American Legion, Post 230
and was of Baptist faith.
Mr. DeFrees was a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States
Army in the Pacific Theatre.
Surviving are his wife and several nieces and nephews.
Date: Thursday, October 28, 1999 11:54 AM
Madison Co. Families