Shaaron Aldridge, 78

SOUTHPORT — Shaaron Aldridge, 78, of Southport died Friday October 16, 2021 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington.

Shaaron was born in New Hanover County on May 20, 1943. She is the daughter of the late Randolph Channings Grant and Lilian Jacobs Grant. She was preceded in death by siblings Randolph Grant and Randolyn Anderson. She served as City Clerk for the town of Southport for many years. Prior to that she taught at Southport Baptist Church Preschool.

Shaaron supported several charities including Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, St. Jude Research Hospital, and Southport Shop With A Cop. She was an avid volunteer with the NC 4th of July Festival and at Southport Primary School when her sons were young. She was a Cub Scouts Den Mother, loved softball and tennis, and later in life was a worldwide traveler. Shaaron attended Southport Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Lee Aldridge; sons, Randy Aldridge (David) of Wilmington and Scott Aldridge (Cindy) of Southport; two grandchildren, Bailey and Carson Aldridge; and long time best friend, Diane McKeithan.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, October 19 at eleven o’clock in the morning at Southport Baptist Church Chapel with Reverend Charles Drew and Reverend Devon Varnam officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or to Southport’s Shop With A Cop Christmas Child at

A memorial service for Shaaron will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Southport Baptist Church.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Aldridge family.

Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.

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