Barbara Nell Ridgeway, 83, of Wilmington, Ohio died 5:15 AM, Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Wilmington Nursing & Rehabilitation Residence. She was born December 6, 1928 in Highland, Ohio, daughter of the late Robert K. and Capitola R. Bean Ridgeway.
She had been involved with A.R.C. in Port Huron, Michigan, A.R.C. in Ocala, Florida, and the Orion Center in Wilmington, Ohio. She was a member of the Highland United Methodist Church.
She is survived by a sister, Betty J. Ridgeway West of Wilmington, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, four brothers, Charles Ridgeway, Fred Ridgeway, John Ridgeway, and Thomas Ridgeway, a sister, Gwendolyn Ridgeway, and a special brother-in-law, Frank West, are preceded in death.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, May 21, 2012 at Centerville Cemetery, Lees Creek, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Highland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 97, Highland, Ohio 45132 or to Wilmington Nursing & Rehabilitation Residence, 75 Hale Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.