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Vivian Henderson Rikard

Vivian Henderson Rikard, age 69, resident of Kings Mountain, NC died May 18, 2014 at Kings Mountain Hospice House.  She was born in Cherokee Co., SC to the late Henry Loray Henderson and Lillian Camp Henderson.  She was also preceded in death by her brother, Steve Henderson.  Mrs. Rikard was an active member of First Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher.

She was retired as the administrative assistant with the Kings Mountain Housing Authority.    “She was my best friend and loving wife, a strong Christian lady who gave her life to her God and her family.”   Gerald

SURVIVORS:  Husband of 50 years: Gerald W. Rikard, Kings Mtn. NC; Sons: LTC retired: James H. Rikard and wife Sandy, Lawton, OK; Quinton R. Rikard and wife Julie Y., Kings Mtn. NC; Matthew W. Rikard and wife Julie K., Kings Mtn. NC; Daughter:  Melissa R. Ploeger and husband David, Kings Mtn. NC; Brother: Rance Henderson and wife Betty, Morganton, NC; Sisters: Kay H. Davis and husband Bill, Kings Mtn. NC;  Phyllis H. Campbell, Kings Mtn. NC; Patricia H. Tart, Roanoke Rapids, NC; Sister-in-law: Mary Henderson, Thomasville, NC; 9 Grandchildren: Ashley, Sarah, James, Wilson, Trent, Jonathan, Rikard,  Matthew, and Andrew; 1 Great Grandchild: Kyden

FUNERAL SERVICE: First Baptist Church, Wednesday, May 21, 2014  2:00 P.M.; Dr. John Sloan, officiating.

VISITATION: 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening, May 20, 2014 at Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, North Carolina
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina

MEMORIALS: First Baptist Church “Mission Readiness Fund” 605 W. King Street, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 




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