Barbara Ricco, 79, departed this life Friday afternoon, June 16, 2023, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Born Sunday, October 1, 1944, she was the daughter of the late C. C. and Bernice Lena Phillips Watridge. She was born in Whiteville where she grew up, and moved to Las Vegas as an adult where she was a hairdresser. She was married to Don Ricco until his death in 2003. In 2009, she retired and moved back to Whiteville.
Survivors include a sister, Betty Stevenson, of Oak Grove, LA; a brother, Johnny Watridge, Jr., of Lynnville, TN; a niece, Teresa Watridge of Chatanooga; and three nephews, Johnny Watridge of Whiteville, Mike Watridge of Elton, and Eric Watridge of Columbia, TN.