CHICKAMAUGA - Sandra Lynn “Sam” Eldridge, 51, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Sam loved riding motorcycles with her husband Robert and friends, spending time with her dogs, children and family.

Sam is preceded in death by her mother Betty Carbine and father-in-law Stanley Eldridge.

Sam is survived by her husband Robert Eldridge Sr., fathers Henry Ott and Vernon Carbine, mother-in-law Virgie Eldridge and grandmother Granny Kilgore. Sam’s children Cody Boman (Mendy Sharp), Haley (Aaron) Doster, Taylor Thomas, Robert (Brittany) Eldridge Jr., Hannah Eldridge; siblings Brenda (Steve) Hales, Donna (Mike) Weaver, Cary (Vicki) Carbine, Chris (Sonja) Carbine, Missy Stewart, Candy (Patrick) Daugherty, Justin (Kristy) Ott, Wendy Ott, Bryan Eldridge. Most importantly her companions Biggie & Mindy; grandchildren Madison (Walston), Jayla, Aubrey, Riley, Barrett, Eleanor (Bowman), Coco and Rhett (Doster), Hayden, Aubrey, Adelynn (Eldridge), and Allen (Lee); several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12 PM Friday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road with the Rev. David Hammontree officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Robby and Daniel Petty, Johnathon and Beau Beavers, Robert Eldridge Jr., and Aaron Doster serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 4-9 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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