Violet G. Rivenbark, of Wilmington passed away Saturday, March 31, 2012. She was a true and faithful servant of God and has gone to her heavenly home.
She was born in Richmond, VA to the late Rossie B. Gurganious and Mary Lillian Boney Gurganious.
Violet was a longtime member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church and former member of Oak Island Baptist Church. She was a former member of Bible Fellowship at College Acres Baptist Church and volunteered with the Brazilian Missions in building churches. She worked at NHRMC for 17 years until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Bobby G. Rivenbark, Sr.; one son, Bobby Gene Rivenbark, Jr. and wife Lisa, and one daughter, Rebecca Violet Rivenbark (Jack Adkins); one grandson, Ryan K. Rivenbark and wife Rebecca, two step grandsons, Travis Smith and Jeremy Smith; niece, Wanda M. Gore and husband Charles, nephews, Horace Malpass and wife Susan, and Donnie Sessoms.
The family will see friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be held 11 am Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Wrightsboro Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations should be made to Wrightsboro Baptist Church Building Fund, 2736 Castle Hayne Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wlmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099