The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Union Hill A.M.E. Church, Spivey Street, Ellaville, Georgia. Minister Harriet Peeples will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Carolyn was born February 14, 1951 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Wade Blue and Lucy Aldridge Blue. She was preceded in death by three siblings, Erma Davis, Morris Blue, and Vernida Blue Edward.
Carolyn was a member of Union Hill A.M.E. Church; she was a 1969 graduate of John Lewis High School, where she played with the John Lewis High School Ladies Basketball. After many years of dedicated service, she retired from Manhattan Shirt and Cooper Lighting.
Carolyn was married to Michael Alridge Jr. To this union, three children were born. Carolyn is survived by her three children, Pamela Alridge, Ellaville, Georgia, Michael Alridge (Suzette), Houston, Texas, and Shannon Alridge, Ellaville, Georgia; two grandchildren, Jaise Alridge and Tyler Alridge; siblings, Myrtis Blue Coggins (Irvin), Clinton Maryland; Curtis Blue, Ellaville, Georgia; brothers-in–law, Judson Alridge, Buena Vista, Georgia, Susan Gardner (Joseph), Buena Vista, Georgia, Linda Dawson, Warner Robins, Georgia, and Gail Alridge, Buena Vista, Georgia; aunt, Lillie Jean Peeples, Atlanta, Georgia; a host of loving cousins, including devoted cousin, Joan Perkins, Ellaville, Georgia, nieces, nephews, and friends.