Iris Lou Eldridge

Iris Lou Eldridge
Iris Lou Eldridge

Iris Lou Eldridge, 80 of Amarillo, TX passed away January 20, 2024.

Memorial service will be at 3:00 PM, Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Boxwell Brothers, 2800 Paramount. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Iris was born December 26, 1943 in Erick, OK to Raymond and F. Jewell Leonard. She graduated from High School in 1961 then attended and graduated from Nursing School in 1976. Iris worked as a Registered Nurse in the operating room for many years.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond F. Leonard and F. Jewell Leonard.

Iris is survived by her children, Derrick Eldridge and wife Shelli, Tate Eldridge and wife Keri, and Sherri Chennault and husband Rick; grandchildren, Mattie Eldridge and husband Chance, Mason Eldridge, Elise Eldridge, Tristan Eldridge, Brandon Grove and wife Abi, Ashlyn Hughes and husband Taylor, McKinnzey Dunavin and husband Keeler, Michael Schrock and wife Reveille, Mark Schrock, and Jade Bergstrom and husband Gage; and 11 great-grandchildren.

4 Replies to “Iris Lou Eldridge”

  1. Tate:
    I didn’t know your mother but I heard great things and funny stories about her from Mary Louise over the years. The OR nurses stuck together and continued the stories long after retirement. These last few months have been tough but you guys got through it. God bless you all.

    Please call if there’s anything we can do for you.
    – Jim Huddleston

  2. Derrick,
    So truly sorry for your loss. We will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Brent & Joni

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