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Barbara Ann (Ridge) Holliday

Born: Sat., Oct. 27, 1934
Died: Thu., Jul. 11, 2019

Graveside Service

10:00 AM Sat., Jul. 20, 2019
Location: Crownview Cemetery

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Barbara Ann (Ridge) Holliday

October 27, 1934 – July 11, 2019


Barbara Ann Holliday, age 84, passed away on July 11, 2019 at 6:10 pm at Seton St. Vincent Hospital. Barbara was the daughter of Jesse (Bud) Ridge and Rosanna (Perron) Deforge. She is survived by her son Bill Holliday and wife Laura Holliday of Cicero Indiana and her daughter Barbara Jean Hathaway, and husband Scott Hathaway of Fishers. She has 4 grandchildren, Corey, Casey, Codey Holliday and Ryan Bisard (wife Heather).  She has one great granddaughter, Eleanor Bisard. On April 10th1953 she married Gerald Holliday who preceded her in death. For over 40 years, Gerald and Barbara Holliday created one of the largest Christmas lights displays in the state of Indiana, boasting over 60 thousand light bulbs and several old-fashioned figurines covering all 3 acres of their property. Gerald and Barbara would dress up as Mr. and Mrs. Claus, greeting all visitors and passersby with warmth, cheer, and Christmas music. Barbara was an avid mushroom hunter, many times competing to be the first to find the best mushroom spots and claiming to have found the largest one. She was preceded in death by her sisters Doris Jean Smith, Elizabeth Marlow, and brothers Vernon Ridge, Phillip Ridge. Survivors include brothers John Ridge (wife Dianne), Francis Ridge (wife Renate), Rex Ridge (wife Janice) of Seminole FL, Larry Ridge (wife Sharon) of Dartmouth MA. Barbara is also survived by several nieces and nephews. A graveside will be held on Saturday July 20, 2019 at 10:00 am at Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan IN, with Pastor Carol Fritz, and Pastor George Cooper officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sheridan Fire Department 506 S. Main St. Sheridan Indiana 46069. All are invited to share memories at fisherfunerals.com. Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the Holliday Family.



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