Lessie Irene Aldridge, daughter of the late Sherman Fulkerson and Ethel Synder Fulkerson, was born July 26, 1926, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at the age of 85 years, six months and 18 days.
Lessie married Earnest "Snuffy" Aldridge on Oct. 10, 1944.
Survivors include her husband, Snuffy Aldridge, of Kennett; one son, James Aldridge and wife, Mona, of Kennett; two grandchildren, Shawna Duke and husband, Michael, of Marmaduke, Ark., and Jimmy Aldridge and wife, April, of Dexter, Mo.; one sister, Dessie Idell and husband, Larry, of Las Vegas, Nev.; four great-grandchildren, Patrick & Joshua Duke and Austin & Morgan Aldridge, and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Lance.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are James Aldridge, Jimmy Aldridge, Austin Aldridge, Patrick Duke and Michael Duke.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.