Alline August Waldrop

Wednesday, January 10, 2007


Alline August Waldrop, 86, of Caraway died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Lamar on Feb. 21, 1920.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lavirt Annette Horton; her father, Luther Clarence Riggs; and three sisters, Callie Husky, Mary Harper and Barbara Riggs.

Survivors include two sisters, Nell Summers of Pangburn and Ada Batton of Kansas City, Mo.; and a nephew, Earnest Griggs of Caraway, who took care of her every need in the later years of her life.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Don Hudson officiating. Burial was in the Caraway Cemetery.