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Bonnie Caudill, 93, dies in Indiana



Bonnie Caudill, 93, of Connersville, Ind., died April 26 at Lincoln Centers Healthcare East.

Born in Harlan County, she was a daughter of the late Leroy and Manerva Mae Eldridge and the widow of Henry R. Caudill.

She was employed as an aide in nursing homes for more than 16 years as well as working in a small grocery store.

She was a member of the Everton Southern Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Charles H. Caudill and wife Bonnie, George L. Caudill and wife Janice and Jack R. Caudill and wife Nancy, all of Connersville, Ind., seven grandsons, Charles H. Caudill and wife Christy, Jeff Caudill and wife Deb, Troy Caudill and wife Stacy, Brian Caudill and wife Clarissa, Shawn Caudill and wife Annie, Michael Caudill and wife Amanda and Jeremy Caudill and wife Jennifer; 15 great- grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 14 step-great-grandchildren; 11 step-great-great-grandchildren; six brothers, Frank Eldridge and wife Cybil of Franklin County, Indiana, Ottis Eldridge of Connersville, Ind., Doyle Eldridge and wife Wanda of Manchester, Herbert Eldridge and wife Sandra, Bobby Eldridge and wife Phyllis and Larry Eldridge and wife Debbie, all of Letcher County; and four sisters, Ruth Cornett of New Salem, Ind., Edna Sturgill of Perry County, Wanda Jackman of Galveston, Tex., and Mary Adams and husband James of Letcher County.

She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Tracie and Mark Caudill, two brothers, Paul Eldridge and Carrol Stamper, and seven sisters, Thelma Caudill Mills, Clara Odum, Lena, Dovie and Martha Eldridge, Shirley Whitaker and Lois Dixon.

Funeral services will be held at May 1 in Connersville, Ind. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.

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