Obituary of Lola Jean Aldridge
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Lola Jean Aldridge, 82, of Clinton, Missouri, previously of Sweet Springs, passed away at her home on March 31, 2022. She was born September 26, 1939, at her Aunt Bonnie Darnell’s home, in Lincoln County, Colorado. Jean fulfilled her life quest of traveling, having lived in Colorado, Florida, Arizona, Eritrea in Africa, Massachusetts, Okinawa and Chitose in Japan, California, Maryland, Alaska, Arkansas, Nevada, and finally, Missouri. She fulfilled her childhood dream of being a shopkeeper as she owned her own ceramic shop and later a porcelain doll shop. She taught History at Great Basin Junior College, and taught Death-Row inmates to read at Nevada, Ely State Prison. She faithfully served the Lord throughout her life as a Relief Society, Primary, and Young Women’s Presidents, as well as a Seminary teacher. She served, with her husband, as a Temple Worker for seven years. She was an avid crafter and quilter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Ezell Aldridge; her parents, Floyd Fred, and Mary Irene (Morey) Seymour, daughter, Marla Laine Aldridge, and granddaughter, Kristiana Lee. She is survived by her sons; Bobby E. Aldridge (Lisa) of Clinton, Brian E. Aldridge (Trudy) of Fayetteville, AR, and Bradley E. Aldridge (Julia) of Moroni, UT; and daughters, Lorel L. Box (James) of Houstonia, MO, and Ramona L. Lee of Marshall, MO; 32 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; 6 great-greatgrandchildren; her sisters Mary Marie Mooney (Gerald) of Denver, CO, and Carol Ann McMahan (Jim) of McKinney, TX; her brothers Carl Fredrick Seymour (Patty) of Las Vegas, NV, Roger Lee Seymour of Colorado Springs, CO, Ricky Ray Seymour (Deborah) of Columbia City, IN. The Funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 297 NW 40 Rd, Clinton, MO. You may join us virtually by clicking here: https://zoom.us/j/93347051416. The family suggests memorial contributions to assist with the Ukraine crisis, http://philanthropies.churchofjesuschrist.org/humanitarian-services. Condolences may be left online at www.bradleyhadley.com.