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In Memory of

Dolores Ruth Ridenour-Jones

May 11, 1929 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


Dolores "Dodie" Ridenour-Jones, 88, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at her home. She was born May 11, 1929, in Evansville, to the late Erwin and Dorothy Mertens.

She married Donald Ridenour, with whom she had five children, remarrying after his passing to Billy Jones. Dolores established households and raised a family in five different states. When her children were older, she re-entered the workforce as an RN, working at the Evansville State Hospital, and, after retirement, as a volunteer for Deaconess Hospital.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents;...

Dolores "Dodie" Ridenour-Jones, 88, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at her home. She was born May 11, 1929, in Evansville, to the late Erwin and Dorothy Mertens.

She married Donald Ridenour, with whom she had five children, remarrying after his passing to Billy Jones. Dolores established households and raised a family in five different states. When her children were older, she re-entered the workforce as an RN, working at the Evansville State Hospital, and, after retirement, as a volunteer for Deaconess Hospital.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Gustav Felker; and husbands, Donald and Billy.

She is survived by her brother, Ronald Mertens; children, Mark, Lee, Alan, Eric, and Lisa; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be 5:30 PM Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. Lynn Marino. Friends may visit Saturday from 3:00 to 6 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess Hospital Foundation's Nursing Scholarships Program. Friends and relatives unable to attend may make condolences to the family at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.