Hazel Alberta Ridgeway, 93, of Mt. Auburn, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 at 3:50am at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Taylorville.  She was born October 13, 1918 in Christian County, the daughter of Otis Carl and Goldie Catherine Prior Dunn.  She married Edward Ridgeway in January, 1936.  He preceded her in death in December 1979.  She was retired from the Mt. Auburn School District where she worked in the cafeteria as a cook.  She was a member of the Mt. Auburn Church of Christ.

She is survived by her son-in-law, Dean Hinton of Champaign, 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Goldie Hinton, brother, Delbert Dunn and sister, Geneva Cole. 

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11:00am at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Mt. Auburn, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Auburn Church of Christ 128 Church St. Mt. Auburn, IL.  62547.  Condolences may be sent online at

Main Office: