November 18, 2013

Nealey Frances Elliott Baldridge

— Mrs. Nealey Frances Elliott Baldridge, 86, of Calhoun and formerly of Dalton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, after a lengthy illness surrounded by her loving family.

She was the daughter of the late Robert and Minnie Craig Elliott and was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Baldridge Sr., and sons, Lamar Baldridge and Gilbert Baldridge Jr.

Nealey was of the Baptist faith and a devoted Christian.

She is survived by her sons, Bob and Elice Baldridge of Calhoun, Jimmy and Ann Baldridge of Eton, and Kenneth and Kim Baldridge of Calhoun; daughter, Jane and Jerry Cone of Perry; sister, Ida Hue Grindle of Gainesville; and a multitude of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Timothy McCulley officiating.

Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jake Baldridge, Robbie Baldridge, Josh Baldridge, Luke Baldridge, Jessie George, Lane Cone and David Ruddell.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home today from 5 to 9 p.m.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.