Mrs. Rosanelle “Rose” Lancaster Ridgeway, age 81, of Monroe, GA passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2009. She was preceded in death by: husband, Rev. Glyndon Ridgeway; daughter, Cheryl Anne Ridgeway; parents, Clarence and Estelle Lancaster; sister, Ruth Whitt; and brothers, Jack Lancaster and Harry Lancaster. She is survived by: daughters and sons-in-law, Germaine Ridgeway Davis and husband, Andrew J. Davis, Atlanta, GA, Sandra Ridgeway, Monroe, GA, and Dianne Ridgeway Pratt, and husband, Lowell Pratt, Norcross, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Nathan C. and E. Faye Ridgeway, Berkley Lake, GA, Victor and Susan Ridgeway, Macon, GA, Phil and Barbara Ridgeway, Norcross, GA, and Eric Ridgeway, Gainesville, GA; sixteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; brother, C. H. Lancaster, Cherokee, NC; sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Samuel Parks, Buford, GA; sister-in-law, Willie Nell Lancaster Marsingill, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Ridgeway was born February 29, 1928 in Cherokee County, Georgia. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Bible Landmark Church in Macon, GA. She was a minister's wife for fifty-six years. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. at Buford Church of God with Rev. Edward Davenport and Rev. Nathan Ridgeway officiating. Interment will follow in Sugar Hill Cemetery in Sugar Hill, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,