Carol Jean Velasquez of San Manuel, Arizona went to be with the Lord on August 3, 2016.
Carol was born in Wiley Ford, West Virginia on September 8, 1939 to the late Roy and Mildred Park. She married Edward Aldridge in 1956 and after his passing married Henry Velasquez July of 1981.
Carol was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was known for her wonderful hospitality, great cooking and warm hugs. She was truly the epitome of Proverbs 31:28. “Her children arise and call her blessed;and her husband also, and he praises her.”
She is survived by her husband, Henry Velasquez, her children Mike (Sue) Aldridge, David (Roxann) Aldridge, Kelly (Mike) Sloan, Donny (Kristina) Aldridge, Robert (Jenny) Velasquez, & Michael (Amy) Velasquez. She is also survived by her grandchildren Chantel, Ricky, Aaron, Joseph, Kristen, Bradley, Nicolas, Chelsey & Alyssa and her great grandchildren Dylan, Ethan, Annabelle, Jackson & Parker. She is also survived by her siblings Ann, Jack, Norma, Rená, Sharon & Gary.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Bernie, Ken, & Don.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Living Word Chapel at 3941 W Hwy 77 in Oracle, Arizona 85623 at 11:00 am.
Following the service, a reception in her honor will be held at the Elks Club in San Manuel, Arizona.