Barbara Hall Rivenbark of Wallace departed her earthly life for her eternal heavenly home during the morning of June 11, 2019 while at Lower Cape Fear Life Care Center in Wilmington. Born on July 15, 1941, she is the daughter of Gaitha Deburnia Hall and Annie Pearsall Hall.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband--Robert Turner Rivenbark, Sr; children--Robert Turner Rivenbark, Jr and wife Lesa of Lowell, NC and Shelly Rivenbark Hill and husband Lee of Cary, NC; grandchildren--Tyler Rivenbark and Kayla Rivenbark of Lowell, NC, Taylor Hill and Dunning Hill of Cary, NC; sister--Lillian Hall Corbett of Wilmington; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Rivenbark grew up attending Hopewell Presbyterian Church near Burgaw and in later life attended Wallace First Baptist Church in Wallace. Raising her children in the proper way was always paramount in her philosophy of life. Her love of all family members was obvious in the eyes and hearts of all who knew her and her amazing cooking abilities were captivating. The love of animals and caring for them was always a delight and pleasure for Barbara.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019 in Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Burgaw, NC The family will greet friends after the service in the church fellowship hall. The family requests that, rather than flowers, a contribution in Barbara's memory be considered to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation--1414 Physicians Drive--Wilmington, North Carolina 28401. Padgett Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the Rivenbark family.
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