Sept. 13, 2020
GRAY: Teresa Childs Ridgway, 60, of Gray, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13. The family greeted friends Friday, Sept. 18 from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. Graveside was private at James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jeffrey Campbell Evans Foundation, P.O. Box 713, Ball Ground, GA 30107 https://jcevansfoundation.org/ or Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Lauren Donkar Fund, give.piedmont. org.
Teresa was a life-long resident of Jones County, graduating from Jones County High School in 1977. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgia College and her master’s degree from the University of Phoenix. Certified to teach special education and gifted education for K-12, she taught in Jasper and Baldwin County, eventually, retiring in Jones County. She loved the beach, her children, her grandchildren, and cooking.
Teresa is survived by her children, Jason Johnson, Chad Ridgway, and Kaitlynn (David) Stanford, all of Gray; grandchildren, Luke and Zoey Stanford; and siblings, Tammy Childs Ashurst of Madison, Donald (Amy) Weiche, Tracy Quarles of Tallahassee, Florida, and Adam (Annette) Weiche of Macon.
Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Barbara Ann Weiche.
Please visit www. hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 had charge of the arrangements.