Irene Waycaster Ricker, 95, of Denver, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Atrium Health Lincoln.
A native of Mitchell County, she was born on February 04, 1925 to the late Joe Festus Waycaster and Millie Jones Waycaster.
Mrs. Ricker loved to dance and she was known to always enjoy herself. She loved her family most of all.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Clarence Ricker, who passed away in 1986, and numerous siblings.
Those left to cherish her memory are three children, Carroll Ricker and wife Janice, Betty Spurlin, and Jeanette Ricker Blankenship and husband James; five grandchildren, Donna Palmer and husband David, Michael Davis and wife Crystal, Jeff Ricker and wife Kristin, Tammy Lonon and husband Jack, and Chris Spurlin and wife Sherry; nine great grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren, plus two on the way.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Cherry Springs Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service.
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