Contributed by Carol Anglen

Willow Ridge Cemetery is located off of the Kidder Ridge Road to the southwest.  There is a sign on the road that says "Cemetery".

Click HERE to view the satellite map to this cemetery.

Don't forget to check the Obituaries for your surname
ABELL Benjamin F. 21 Mar 1848 13 Nov 1915 Pvt. Co.G. 2 Regt. Ill. Lt.  Art. Civil War"
ABELL Elizabeth A. 13 Jul 1848 12 Jul 1921 Mother"
BRICKEY Our Baby"      'Born and Died March 23, 1916' - Asleep In Jesus"
BRICKEY Wm. 10 Apr 1843 23 Jul 1919 'Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord'  From death cert. died from cancer of liver
CLARKE Jennifer 1976 1979 (Trenary Funeral Home Marker)
CROWE Christina 8 Mar 1843 6 Jan 1916 'There is rest in heaven'
FOBES Aloha E. 17 Apr 1930 5 Oct 1976 (Double stone with Morris C. Fobes)
FOBES Morris C. 13 Sep 1925 18 Mar 1982 On a separate stone is this: 'Morris Colby Fobes EM 2 US Navy WW II, Sep 13, 1925 - March 18, 1982' - double stone with Aloha Fobes
HARRIS Fred Thomas 6 Feb 1912 7 Nov 1922 'Son of Fred & Mabel Harris"
HARRIS John 1856 1947 (Double stone with Matilda)
HARRIS Matilda 1854 1940 (Double stone with John)
HOLINGSHEAD Mary H. 7 May 1841 28 Feb 1914 'At Rest'  'He giveth his beloved sleep'
LANSING       (Surname only on homemade cement slab, no dates)
LANWAY Frank A. 15 Jan 1852 3 May 1905 'There is rest in heaven' - Stone reads Frank A. Lanway and daughter" "There is rest in Heaven"  - double stone with Minnie
LANWAY Minnie I. 23 Sep 1891 26 Jan 1908 'Daughter' (See Frank A. Lanway)
MEISNER Freda M. 29 Jul 1909 2 Apr 1977 'Married April 1, 1927' (Double stone with William C.)
MEISNER Glenn H. 1 Jun 1931 24 Jan 1984 'Son'
MEISNER Bobby Lee   31 May 1958 Infant son of Lyle & Gerrie? Meisner"
MEISNER William C., Sr. 9 Sep 1897 12 Mar 1986 (Double stone with Freda M. Meisner)
MENDENHALL Charles O. 1912 1982 (Trenary Funeral Home Marker)
MENDENHALL Charles Eugene 3 Jan 1945 2 May 1992 US Army Vietnam" "In Beloved Memory of Our Father Skip"
MENDENHALL Richard E. 25 Jul 1938 4 Feb 1969 'To know him was to love him'
PUTNAM Benjamin F. 14 Mar 1883 1 Mar 1910  'Beloved Son of Benjamin F. and Abbie Putnam, Aged 26 Yrs., 11 MOs., 17 Dys.' - 'The Lord gave and the Lord taketh away, Blessed be the name of the Lord - 'None knew thee but to love thee'
PUTNAM B.F.       'Co. E. 132 Ill Inf." (there are two stones one spelled Putnam and one spelled Putman)
SCHROEDER A. 'Babe' 1928 1996 (Trenary Funeral Home)
SEXTON R. Ruth 29 June 1930 16 Jul 1999  'Mother'  - dbl stone with Owen O.
SEXTON Owen O. 2 Sep 1924  not given  'Father'  (see R.Ruth Sexton)
YORK Lottie 30 Jan 1902 13 Feb 1920 *Death Cert #29091 - No doctor present - Parents: L.L. York and Julia Moore.
SKINNER Alfred L. 1 Feb 1854 15 May 1920 *Death Cert #30512 - Carcinoma orbit - Parents: Henry Skinner and Ruth Illsley.
UNKNOWN        at the base of a lilac tree is a large rock intended as a stone
UNKNOWN     1999  brand new grave with no markers in 1999.


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