James Edward Ridley

Published 9:50 am Saturday, June 18, 2011

FRANKLIN—James Edward Ridley, 97, of Franklin, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Southampton Memorial Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 415 Stonewall St., Franklin.

Mr. Ridley was employed as a mechanic at Camp Manufacturing Co., which later became Union Camp, from which he retired in 1979. He and his wife managed Ridley Janitorial Services.

Survivors include two daughters, E. Frances Ashburn and Edna King, both of Franklin.