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Jennie Faye (Searcy) Eldridge

April 10, 1938 — December 10, 2021

Mrs. Jennie Faye Eldridge, age 83, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Friday, December 10th, 2021 at 1:58 AM at The Medical Center in Franklin, KY.

Mrs. Eldridge’s wishes were to be cremated with no services.

Faye was born April 10, 1938 in Portland, TN to the late Dee Searcy and the late Jewel (Harshaw) Searcy Perry.  She is also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Luther “Slick” Vordell Eldridge; a son, Jerry Eldridge; a sister, Ruth Anderson; 4 brothers, JL Searcy, Junior Searcy, Jackie Searcy, and Charlie Searcy; and her step-father, Marshall Perry.

She is survived by her son, Larry Eldridge of Franklin, KY; 4 grandchildren, Larah Eldridge of Franklin, KY, Dustin Eldridge of Franklin, KY, Montgomery Eldridge of Franklin, KY, and Deanna Roberts of Franklin, KY; 5 great-grandchildren, Breanna Roberts, Tristan Roberts, Meghan Roberts, John Luke Dillihay and Jameson Tatum; 3 great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Reese Searcy of Pleasant Hill TN.

Faye was a graduate of Portland High School in Portland, TN.  She was a homemaker.  Faye loved flowers, enjoyed going to races with her husband, Luther, and looked forward to spending time with her grandkids.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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