Mary Ann Kirkman Rickman
October 2, 1928 - July 24, 2012
Mary Ann Kirkman Rickman, 83, of 2664 Morgan Ford Road in Ridgeway, passed away late Tuesday evening, July 24, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County in Martinsville, VA.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, July 28, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roy Moulden officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery in Eden, NC.
Mrs. Rickman was born October 2, 1928 in Henry County, Virginia, daughter of the late Jesse Clyde and Annie Dunn Kirkman. She was a graduate of Ridgeway High School and of Averett University. She was a retired secretary and bookkeeper and was a member of Kings Highway Christian Church in Eden, NC.
She is survived by her husband, Billy D. Rickman, of the home; daughter, Risa Ann Coleman and husband, Jim L. Coleman, two grandsons, Andrew N. Coleman and Matthew W. Coleman and his wife, Christina S. Coleman, and one great-granddaughter, Emily M. Coleman, all of Ridgeway, VA.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1 - 2 PM) at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kings Highway Christian Church, 417 W. Kings Highway, Eden, NC 27288 and to Axton Community Volunteer Fire Department, 55 Mountain Valley Road, Axton, VA 24054.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com
Billy and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss of your dear one, Mary Ann. I know she will be missed by her family, may God's love make your grief bearable. It's been a long time since I talked with Mary but I will always have sweet thoughts of her, she was always so pleasant and caring for others. Wishing you and your family strength and peace, may God be with you in your time of grief. A one-time neighbor from the Morgan Ford Road, Jewel South Griffin
Jewel South Griffin
I am so very sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking with Mrs.Rickman when she came in my store.She was always a kind person to me.I will keep your family in my prayers in the days to come.
I am so sorry for your loss. Mary Ann was a trooper and she love her family dearly. She loved my Mother and Mother loved her. They had some good times together. We all had good times together. You are in my prayers.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Billy. May God comfort your heart.