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Latonya Ridgeway Obituary - Hill Funeral Home


 Her family will receive people at a Celebration of Her Life on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM at HILL FUNERAL HOME, Westerville.

LaTonya was my friend and a fiercely loving protector/advocate for those she cared for... loving others far more than herself, her memory will burn brightly like a star in the sky for me. To those who loved her, Quavon and Sarah - know that she gave her all for you and know that she was valuable beyond compare; that she was light to others despite dwelling in her own darkness; and that she will be waiting for you until you meet once again, smiling huge and bright and mischievous - rested, whole and complete, and ready to love on you once again.

Rest well LT... rest well.

Theodore Pennington

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Obituary for Latonya Ridgeway

Latonya Ridgeway 1972-2019

Latonya Ridgeway

05/07/1972 - 07/29/2019

Latonya Jennifer Ridgeway, 47, passed away peacefully on Monday July 29,2019 at St. Ann’s Hospital.

Born in San Francisco, California Latonya was the daughter of Debra Barber and James Townsend. She was a graduate of Eastmoor High School in Columbus, OH. Latonya was employed with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service of Columbus, OH for the past 15 years. Latonya’s friends and family remember her for her giving spirit, infectious optimism and witty sense of humor. Her love of family – especially her children, laughter and bright smile will be missed by all who knew her well.

Latonya is survived by her father James Townsend of Oakland, CA, son Quavon Mayo and daughter Sarah Ridgeway both of Columbus, OH as well as extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her mother Debra Barber and brother Eric Dew.

Friends and family are invited to Hill Funeral Home, 220 S. State Street Westerville, OH 43081 on Monday August 5th, 2019 from 5pm-7pm for a celebration of Latonya’s life.

In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations in Latonya’s name be made to a local addiction treatment center of your choosing.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the fine staff in the Intensive Care Unit at St. Ann’s Hospital for their exceptional care and professionalism.