Lucile E MERSMAN

Female 1925 - 2017


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  • Born  03 Mar 1925  Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Census  20 Apr 1930  White Rock, McDonald County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  25 Apr 1940  McMillen, McDonald County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  22 Apr 2017  Seneca, Newton County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  26 Apr 2017  Thompson Grove Cemetery, Seneca, Newton County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Obituary:
      Mrs. Lucille E. Ridgway, 92, of Seneca, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday evening, April 22, 2017, at the Seneca House Care Center, after months of declining health.

      Lucille entered this life on March 3, 1925, in Picher, Oklahoma, one of five children born to the late Grover and Lillie Ann (Stout) Mersman. She was raised and attended school in Tiff City, Missouri. On August 17, 1951, in Iola, Kansas, she was united inmarriage to Marshall Ridgway and together they have shared the last sixty-five years. They resided in Kansas and California before purchasing a farm near Seneca, Missouri in 1957. Lucille was a devoted homemaker throughout her life. She enjoyed fishing and fellowship with her church family. She was a longtime member of Victory Road Church.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; four children, Judith Ann Cummings, Leona Hurley, Larry Michael and Diana Rudd; a granddaughter, Anna Brown; and four siblings, Ed and Bob Mersman, Gertrude Hodson and Irene Anderton.

      Lucille is survived by her husband, Marshall Ridgway of the home; one son, ... ; nineteen grandchildren; several great and great grandchildren; as well as a host of other family and friends.

      Funeral services for Mrs. Ridgway are 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Victory Road Church with Pastors Roland Keith and Darren Robbins officiating. Burial will follow in the Thompson Grove Cemetery near Seneca, Missouri. Those honoring her life by serving as pallbearers are Keith Standlee, Blake Butler, Jimmy Caudill, Jackie Caudill, Corey Robbins, T.J. Smith, Travis Smith and Seth Cummings. Ivan Hardesty, Ron Keith, Darrel Lawrence and Wesley Robbins will be serving as honorary pallbearers.The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 5-7:00 p.m. in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes. Memorials are being directed to the Victory Road Church c/o the funeral home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through ourwebsite, www.ozarkfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.
      [Paper Unknown - Date Unknown]

      Is Dianna RUDD (1948-1985) the daughter of Leroy MICHAEL or Marshall RIDGWAY DL1 Tmp
      [S. Griffiths - December 2017]
    Person ID  I21756672  Our Ancestors
    Last Modified  12 Dec 2017 

    Father  Grover Adlai MERSMAN,   b. 08 Dec 1893, Mountain Grove, Wright County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1971, Seneca, Newton County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lillie Ann STOUT,   b. 26 Jul 1899, , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1986, Anderson, McDonald County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Jan 1917  Pineville, McDonald County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F58755382  Group Sheet

    Family 1  L. MICHAEL 
    Children 
     1. Larry Lee MICHAEL,   b. 04 Mar 1947, Goodman, McDonald County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1995
    Family ID  F89204862  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Marshall RIDGWAY 
    Married  17 Aug 1951  Iola, Allen County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID  F34700004  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 03 Mar 1925 - Picher, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Apr 1930 - White Rock, McDonald County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Aug 1951 - Iola, Allen County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Apr 2017 - Seneca, Newton County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    RIDGWAY, Lucille E.
    RIDGWAY, Lucille E.

    Headstones
    RIDGWAY, Lucille E.
    RIDGWAY, Lucille E.
    born March 3, 1925, died April 22, 2017

  • Sources 
    1. [S89755264] Thompson Grove Cemetery, Seneca, (On-Line Database, Thompson Grove Cemetery, Seneca, Newton, MO, Find-a-Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com)), Find-a-Grave Memorial ID: 178777630.

    2. [S31] 1920 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1920 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT. 2002, (www.ancestry.com)), White Rock, McDonald, Missouri, ED 20, p. 6 (penned), B (stamped), dwelling 139, family 141, Grover Mersman. Image 12/15..

    3. [S1009] 1940 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1940 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, UT, (2012), (www.ancestry.com)), McMillen, McDonald, Missouri, ED 60-13, p. 16 (penned), B (stamped), dwelling 334, Grover Mersman. Image 32/36..

    4. [S89755264] Thompson Grove Cemetery, Seneca, (On-Line Database, Thompson Grove Cemetery, Seneca, Newton, MO, Find-a-Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com)), Find-a-Grave Memorial ID: 178777630 (Obituary).


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