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Maglola Eldridge dies at 84



Maglola Eldridge, 84, known as “Mam Maw”, died April 4 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

A daughter of the late Uriah and Connie Johnson Bates, she was the widow of Bennie Eldridge.

Surviving are two sons, Bennie Eldridge, Jr., and Otis Eldridge; three daughters, Mavis Brown, Madean Engle, and Pauline Chaney; two brothers, Beckham Bates and Woorley Bates; a sister, Maxine Bates Quillen; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by three sistersa Elizabeth Hamilton, Eliza

Combs, and Josephine Slone.

A private service was held.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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