Jennifer Sanders Riker

April 19, 1965 - March 12, 2016
Jennifer Sanders Riker

Jennifer Sanders Riker, age 50, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Born on April 19, 1965 in Roanoke, VA and has lived in Wilmington, NC for over 20 years. She was the daughter of the late Edward Sanders, and Betty Ann (Horstman) Sanders. She was predeceased in death by her husband Rick Riker who died December 12, 2015.

She is survived by her sister Abbey Garner of Wilmington, NC and a stepson Justin Riker and her 3 furry kids; Sugar, Caly, & Boggie.

Jennifer worked at the Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington and loved the staff and the clients she came in contact with each day. While working there she lost over 100 lbs. and cut and colored her hair to red.  She loved the look and felt real good about her self.

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  • March 14, 2016
    Janet Rose says:
    I am so deeply sorry. Known Jennifer for 20 plus years and her beautiful mom Betty Ann Sanders. Jennifer was her mom's heartbeat and she will be missed.

  • March 15, 2016
    Amanda McCullough says:
    So many happy memories of Jennifer, Rick and Betty Ann with their amazing loving work at Coastal Adult Day Care services. I pray they are happy reunited, and abide in great peace together again .

  • March 16, 2016
    Chelsea says:
    Jennifer was a patient of mine. She was very sweet. I will miss her very much

  • March 17, 2016
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  • March 18, 2016
    David Bishop says:
    Jennifer and Betty Ann were more than family friends, there were and never can be enough words to thank them for all they did for my father Walter and mother Clara. May you rest peacefully Jennifer, you are already so missed.