Norma Loretta Ridgeway

Published 7:03 pm Thursday, April 23, 2020

Norma Loretta Ridgeway, 89, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Wednesday April 22, 2020.

Norma was born April 24, 1930 in Hornbeck, Louisiana to John Robert Gibson and Donatile “Natile” Simon Gibson. She was a resident of Port Arthur for 70 years and member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Norma retired after several years of driving the bus for the Bob Hope School formerly Hughen School for special needs children.

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She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mildred Holt; and brothers, Robert Gibson and Carroll Gibson.

Survivors include her husband of 71 years, William Herman Ridgeway of Port Arthur;  three daughters, Lisa Roy and husband Tim of Groves, Denise Myers and husband Marc of Asheboro, NC, and Vicki Day and husband Steve of Wichita, KS;  son, Randy Ridgeway and wife Elaine of Lafayette, LA; thirteen grandchildren, and thirty-two great-grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches, with Reverend Steve Day officiating under the direction of Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.