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“To George and children, I am distraught to learn of Patsy's death. We go so far back in childhood and on into adulthood. Although we lost touch for...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Palmer Strange - Keithville, LA

“I just want to tell the world that I miss my mom so much already. She was absolutely the most generous, creative, intelligent, and loving woman of...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Melissa Aldridge - Rolla, MO

“I am so sorry for your loss. I know this has been such a horrible year. I want you all to know I am thinking of you so much...Love to you, Missy!!!...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: brandy kearbey - poplar bluff, MO

“Dr. Aldridge: We are so very sorry for you loss. We are thinking of you and your family. We will keep you in our prayers and are praying for the...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Gene and June House - friend

“Melissa, Patsy (MOM) will always be remembered. We love you and are truly sorry for your loss. XOXO Darrell & Sammy ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Darrell W. Miller Jr & Sammy D. Fay - MO

“missy i am so sorry for your loss. the good lord will give you the support you need ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: susan hankins blakeney lee

“I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Pat was a very wonderful person. I am so glad that I got to be part of her life and a part of the rest of the...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Dani Smith - Deer Park, TX

“Mike and Family: You have our sincere sympathy. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Jan Morrow and Staff at the Ripley County Health Center ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jan Morrow - business friend

Patsy Rhodes Aldridge, 68, of Poplar Bluff died in her home on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

Mrs. Aldridge was born on January 16, 1943 in Holly Ridge, LA. She had lived in Poplar Bluff for the last 21 years. Mrs. Aldridge was a retired nurse who enjoyed painting, working in her yard and showering love on her animals.

On December 24, 1968, she was married to Dr. George Aldridge in Ft. Sill, OK. He survives.

Other survivors include a son, Mike Aldridge and his wife Charlotte; daughters, Melissa Aldridge, Deborah Aldridge and Ann Aldridge; daughter-in-law, Heather Aldridge; sister, Julia Loftin; nine grandchildren; and many good friends.

Two sons, Charlie Aldridge and Justin Aldridge and her parents Earl and Evelyn Rhodes, preceded Mrs. Aldridge in death.

The family will receive and visit with family and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff to celebrate Patsy's life.

Funeral Home
Cotrell Funeral Service
701 Vine Street Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Tel. (573) 785-8484