December 5, 1927 - July 31, 2021
Evelyn Howard Ridenhour, 93, of Salisbury, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks. Born December 5, 1927 in Mocksville, she was the daughter of the late Sadie Livengood Howard and Heathman Z. Howard. Mrs. Ridenhour was educated in the Mocksville schools and was a beautician and was Office Manager for her husband’s business, Rowan Septic Tank, before retiring. She was member of Milford Hills United Methodist Church and served on several committees and volunteered with the North Carolina Paraplegics Association. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John James Ridenhour on June 9, 2015, a daughter, Joyce Ridenhour Kirkpatrick, on June 1, 2010 and a great-grandson, Cody Scott Rives on August 27, 2012. Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Ronald R. Ridenhour (Judy) of Cleveland, and Diane Kirkpatrick, (William) of Salisbury; son-in-law, George Kirkpatrick of Salisbury; grandchildren, Troy Kirkpatrick (Mary Ellen), Kevin Kirkpatrick (Lily), Scott Kirkpatrick (Ashleigh), David Rives, Mark Ridenhour (Karen) and Matt Ridenhour (Christy); great-grandchildren, Brie Kirkpatrick (Sara), Nolan Kirkpatrick, Krysten Kirkpatrick, Chloe Kirkpatrick, Jayden Kirkpatrick, Cole Kirkpatrick, Zachary Ridenhour, Ashlyn Ridenhour, Clay Ridenhour, Emma Ridenhour, Lee Dillinger; great-great grandchildren, Leah Kirkpatrick, Levi Kirkpatrick, Alek Dillinger. The family request everyone attending the visitation and service to please wear a mask. The family will receive friends 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Milford Hills United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Rowan Memorial Park with Rev. Jim Parsons officiating. Memorials may be made to Food for Thought, 226 N. Long Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Ridenhour family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Evelyn Howard Ridenhour, 93, of Salisbury, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks. Born December 5, 1927 in Mocksville, she was the daughter of the late Sadie Livengood Howard and Heathman Z. Howard. Mrs.... View Obituary & Service Information
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