Carrie L. Aldrich

Carrie L. Aldrich, 96, Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away March 19, 2024. Carrie was born on December 25, 1927 in Lawson, MO, to Kelly L. King and Elise (Clark) King. She was a member of the Union Baptist
Church, Orrick, MO, where she taught Bible School for many years.

Carrie married Andrew Junior Aldrich on June 1, 1947. She worked at Newberry’s Store, the Elms Hotel, and kept the books for the Greenwood School for many years. Carrie became a full time homemaker after the children came.

Carrie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Junior; as well as her parents; two brothers, Eldin King and Willis King; three sisters, Eva Coursen, Mildred Smith, and Annastacia Roberts; and two grandchildren, Christopher Hyatt and Kari Johnson.

Carrie is survived by her four children, Connie (Gary) Clevenger, Excelsior Springs, Linda (R.D.) Price, Hollister, MO, Donna (Glenn) Strong, St. Joseph, MO, and Randy Ben (Janet) Aldrich, Excelsior Springs; brother, Ernest King of Lawson, MO; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

Services will be held Friday, March 22, 2024 at Union Baptist Church, Orrick, MO. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Orrick, MO.

Carrie’s family would like to thank each member of the staff at Aspire Nursing Home and the Cross Roads Hospice for their care and compassion.

Memorial donations may be made to the Union Baptist Church, c/o Emily Wright, 1705 Lynn Rd., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024.

Our Sincere Condolences

Ben and Janet,
My deepest condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort and peace during this difficult time. Sending prayers and hugs.
June King Hewitt

Ben and Janet
We are so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent at any age is difficult. I pray that knowing she is in a better place, comforts you.
I apologize that we can’t be at the Celebration of life as we have Covid. May God be with you in your sorrows.
In Sympathy,
Dennis and Sherry Parsons