Sharon “Jenine” Ridge of Chatham, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Reflections Memory Care in Chatham.

Jenine was born December 19, 1932 in San Bernardino, CA the daughter of Charles and Maurine Maloche Stone.

She is survived by three daughters; Sharon (Jim) Millburg, Shelley (Del) Jones and Lesley (Andy) Arnold; one daughter in law, Marla Ridge; five grandchildren, Dan Jones, Traci Gulin, Lori Jones, Rick Castaneda and Kirk Castaneda; five great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Jenine is preceded in death by her husband, Phil Ridge, both her parents, one son, John “J.R.” Ridge and two brothers.

Jenine retired from SIU School of Medicine.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Auburn, where she was involved with the Womens Guild. Jenine enjoyed flower gardening, watching sports and spending time with her family.

Visitation for Jenine will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 9-11 AM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home. Services will immediately follow at 11 AM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home.

Burial will be held at Fancy Creek Cemetery near Sherman.

Pastor Kaufmann will be officiating.

Memorials can be given to “Land of Lincoln Honor Flight” or “Camp COCO at SIU School of Medicine.”

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the Ridge family. On-line condolences can be shared at

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