In Loving Memory

Katelyn L. Aldridge

December 3, 1997 - March 21, 2019

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Katelyn Louise Aldridge, 21, a resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Katelyn was a full-time student at Coastal Community College and was planning to become a nurse.  Katelyn was so much fun to be around, always making everyone laugh.  She loved having fun and always brought joy into everyone’s life.  She loved going to the beach and spending time with her friends and family every chance she got.  Her family was always her number one priority.  She was a very special person and will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her. And she is now reunited with her angel baby, who she only held in her heart for a short time, but she now holds in her arms.

Katelyn was preceded in death by her grandfather, Charles Edward Summers; and her grandmother, Geraldine Louise Aldridge; and her baby girl.

She is survived by her parents, Dennis and Tammy Aldridge; her sisters, Joyce Sarkis, Stephanie Nelson and Heather Aldridge; grandfather, Jessie Frank Aldridge; grandmother, Joyce Marie Summers; niece and nephew, Jenesis and Dominick; special friend, Dustin Foley; along with aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

There will be a celebration of Katelyn’s life on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 8271 Whispering Pines Road, Daphne, AL.  The family will receive friends before the service beginning at 4:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made in Katelyn’s memory to Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA) at https://members.adaa.org/page/Donate

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.  Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.

15 Comments

  1. Aunt Kim

    Katelyn u will always be in my heart i miss u so much and i love you forever and always . Im going to miss all our laughs and talks .love you always. You left this world to soon but all who knows you will remember your smile ..

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    • Shelly Smith

      Tammy I’m so sorry to hear this I love you and I’m here if you need to talk love You shelly

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    • Jeff Hinote

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      So sorry for your loss.
      Prayers and condolences to the family.

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  2. James Aldridge

    Dennis and Tammy, we are so sorry for the devastating loss of your sweet Katelyn. Our hearts ache for you and the girls. We know your grief must feel unbearable. Words cannot express how sorry we are for your suffering. We will keep you close in our hearts and pray that God will give you strength and courage to face the coming days.
    Jim & Rachel

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  3. Mary J Post

    Dennis and Tammy, Jim said it best. I couldn’t have expressed those thoughts any better. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Aunt Mary (Post)

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  4. Ralph Stewart

    Dennis I know we’ve kind of lost contact over past few years but friendships last a lifetime. I just wanted you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers and I can’t begin to imagine the heartache you are going through. Just remember God will never put more on us than we can handle and his plans are much greater than ours. Remember he promised you will be with her again, “for where I am there you shall be also. God bless and keep you and your family.

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  5. Elizabeth Adams

    You are in my thoughts and prayers; losing a daughter is tragic. I pray that God gives you the strength to help you through this terrible loss. Love, Aunt Betty (Carson Adams).

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  6. Doug/Sara Wilson

    Doug and I were very sorry to hear about Katelyn. I remember her smile and how busy she stayed while we were cleaning the church Tammy. Doug and I have laughed often over the years of her telling you she wouldn’t go in the nursery with me because that ‘man’ was in there(meaning Doug). We are grateful to have known her.

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  7. Tina Hamric

    Dennis & Tammy,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am praying for your family.

    Tina Hamric

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    • June

      Tammy I am so sorry for your loss I am praying for you and your family.

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  8. Angel

    Rest in heaven girl. You always had such a beautiful smile in school! I will always remember you. You were so sweet to everyone you met!!! You will be heavily missed!!

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  9. Donna Sanders

    Tammy, I am so sorry for your loss. I know this must be a dark time in your life to lose a child. I pray that God will comfort you and Dennis. My heart just breaks for you. I will be praying for you and your family during this difficult time.

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  10. Joyce Summers

    Tammy & Dennis My heart hurts for Y’all. She was my baby granddaughter & I will miss her late night visits & calls I love her so much but is with her baby & her papaw now. She was having such a hard time losing her baby & her papaw. I love U all. From your mom

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  11. Joyce Sarkis

    Rest in Peace to a remarkable young lady who lived her life fearless and without limitations.

    A beautiful soul with wisdom beyond her years.

    A heart full of love and a timeless beauty.

    God prepared another angel for His Kingdom and Katelyn’s journey was destined beyond this earthly realm.

    I love you with all my heart and soul..rest in peace to my baby sis. Although your time seemed so short, you lived life to the fullest. You will be missed and i pray your memory does not go in vain.

    Always and Forever
    Your Big Sis

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  12. Tammy Aldridge (Mother)

    My Sweet Angel Words can not express the pain I feel! My heart is in pieces! Mommy misses you baby so so very much!! I am so thankful and Blessed to have you as my daughter! The long talks the laughter the jokes your funny noises! Having you walk thru the door and me seeing your beautiful face!! I will see you again my sweet Angel and I know you will be there to guide me thru heaven! Just know Mommy Loves You and you will always be my baby girl! Rest In Peace my angel!

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