Cayden Annrose Ridgley, age 16, beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and friend was called to her eternal resting place on Sunday, July 18, 2021, in Rio Rancho, NM. She entered this world on April 14, 2005, in West Plains, MO.
Cayden was a blooming artist who loved painting, drawing, and was beginning to take a strong liking to photography. She absolutely adored animals and wanted to become a veterinarian.
She was a member of her high school ROTC program and was on the unarmed drill team and had recently become active in her church where she developed numerous friendships. She had just started her very 1st job where she was beginning to show a strong sense of responsibility and work ethic. She loved everyone from all walks of life and was an avid supporter of the LGBTQ community.
Cayden was so full of life and always wanted to make everyone laugh. Her presence will be truly missed by all.
She is survived by her mother, Melissa Yess; father and bonus mom, Ira, and Tonya Ridgley; sister, Kali Ridgley; and brothers, Lukis, and Noah Ridgley along with countless relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held for Cayden on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at Sagebrush Church, Southeast Highland location, 414 Charleston St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
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