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Nell Virgina (Jones) Rikard

February 14, 1939 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 82)

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Nell Virgina Rikard, 82, of Tuscumbia, AL passed away Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Visitation will be Friday, October 29, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel. A service will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 12 noon at Hampton Heights Baptist Church. Her body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. Pastor Jeremy Sanderson will be officiating.  Burial will be in Hawk Pride Church of Christ Cemetery.

She was a member of Hampton Heights Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Uyless Rikard; parents, Hugh and Stella Jones.

She is survived by her children, Sandra Berry (Andy), Eddie Rikard (Gwen), Patricia Nichols (Tony), and Michael Rikard; grandchildren, Brian Berry (Erica), Timothy Berry (Jana), Scott Rikard (Jennifer), Bethanie Rikard (MJ McWhorter), Cody Beane, Courtney Beane Stevens (Ray), Christy Mitchell, Craig Rikard (Brandi), and Stephanie Stewert (Ben); twenty-two great grandchildren; brothers, Shorty Jones and HD Jones; sister, Linda Gail Wimbs; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Scott Rikard, Timothy Berry, Brian Berry, Ray Stevens, Craig Rikard, and Ben Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be Lynn Landers, Anthony Landers, Austin Mitchell, and MJ McWhorter.

Special thanks to nurses, chaplain, and staff of Encompass Hospice and Dr. Ridgeway and staff.


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October 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Funeral Service
October 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Hampton Heights Baptist
., AL .


Hawk Pride Church of Christ Cemetery
., AL .

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