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Paul Bransford AldridgePassing: August 28, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, September 2nd @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, September 2nd @ 11:00am - 1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, September 2nd

MITCHELL – Paul Bransford Aldridge, 87, went to be with the Lord Sunday, August 28, 2022, at Westview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Born February 1, 1935, in Hazard, Kentucky, he was the son of Bill and Lillian (Hickman) Aldridge.  He married Betty Alice Wilder October 21, 1978 and she preceded him in death February 17, 2020.

Paul was self-employed as a contractor.  He was a member of the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M. and The Bride of Christ Fellowship.  Paul sang with The Singing Revelations for thirty-one years.  He loved his bible and gospel music, and he was the best storyteller.

Surviving are his children, Bill (Joyce) Aldridge of Mitchell, Cheryl Flora of Louisville, Kentucky, Jim (Tracy) Flora of Mitchell, Jeff (Valerie) Flora of Seymour, Kathy (Mark) Shirley of Bandon, Oregon; sixteen grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

His wife; parents; infant son, Jeff Aldridge; siblings, Louise Yother Barrett, Vicki Hendrix, Shelby Jean Baker, and Ralph Aldridge; and his first wife, Marie Aldridge preceded him in death.

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, September 2 in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Jerry Allen officiating.  Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Sheila Bex | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: September 2, 2022
    Joyce and Cassie and family so sorry for your loss.
  2. Guest: Kathy Shirley | Bandon, Oregon
    Date: August 30, 2022
    I thought I was familiar with heartbreak but your passing has taught me different. I’ll never get over losing you and look forward to the day I see you again. The world has lost a very precious man. 😔
  3. Guest: Debra Gorham | Beech Creek, Ky
    Date: August 30, 2022
    Uncle Brans was one of my favorite people in the world.