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Eva Belle Etman, 81, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Berea Health & Rehab. She was the widow of Morris Etman.
Eva was born on May 29, 1935, in Marysville, Ohio, and was the daughter of George Burl and Irma Irene Thompson Ridgeway, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a retired bank teller and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include: two daughters, Kathryn Wyatt (Benny), of Almo, Ky., and Diane Kimmick (Randy), of Cincinnati, Ohio; one daughter-in-law, Ethel Edwards (Arnold); six grandchildren, Jimmie Stamper (Jenny), Mindy Gilbert (Harry), April Tudor (Rodney), Angie Graf (Mitch), Crystal Keathley (Darrell), and Jasper Wyatt (Angie); 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild on the way; two nephews, Russ Ridgeway and Burl Ridgeway; and one niece, Loretta Swanson. She is also survived by her special friends at Richmond Green, who were known as The Golden Girls, Laverne, Phyllis, Joanne and Sonja, and also by her friend Mary at Berea Health & Rehab.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: a son, USMC 1st Sergeant Gary Stidam; and two brothers, Russell and James Ridgeway.
Visitation for Eva Etman will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
To express condolences, please visit www.orpfh.com.
Published on February 13, 2017
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