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Barbara Ridge
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Barbara Ridge
1940 - 2023
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Obituary for Barbara Ridge

Barbara Ridge
Mrs. Barbara Ann (Damron) Ridge, resident of Weiner, Arkansas, departed this life on October 10, 2023, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas at the age of 83. Barbara was born in Vanndale, Arkansas on February 17, 1940, the daughter of Harry Ambers and Tarlie Ann (Strange) Damron.

Barbara attended Vanndale School where she was on the basketball team. She also loved bowling and gardening. She and Mr. Kenneth Don Ridge were united in marriage on June 24, 1955, and the couple was blessed with 52 years prior to Mr. Ridge’s passing on October 2, 2007.

Mrs. Ridge was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a son, David Keith Ridge; two brothers, Willard and Clifford Damron; and five sisters, Dorma Lee Timms, Lorene Whitehead, Ailene Brooks, Burma Spencer, and Irma Jones.

She is survived by three sons, Anthony Bryn Ridge and wife, Debbie, of Heber Springs, Daryl Scott Ridge of Southaven, Mississippi, and Barry Claude Ridge (Elisa) of Weiner; a daughter, Rhonda Ilene Lewis and husband, Michael, of Spicewood, Texas and her little dog, Bubba, two brothers, Henry Damron and wife, Tootsie, of Cherry Valley, and Herman Damron and wife, Maribel, of Cherry Valley; a sister, Ella Mae “Pete” Ross of Cherry Valley; seven grandchildren, Jessica Behrendt, Stacy Kennedy, Shelby Baker, Cynthia Rene Ridge, Melissa Ann File, Carol Irene Lewis, and Douglas Jay Lewis; six great-grandchildren, Scott, Cody, Mitchell, Angel, Sophia, and Kyle; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House, Weiner Fire Department, or Vanndale Cemetery.

No services are planned.

Arrangements by Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne.
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