Jennifer Sanders Riker, age 50, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
She was born on April 19, 1965, in Roanoke and lived in Wilmington for over 20 years. She was the daughter of the late Edward Sanders and Betty Ann (Horstman) Sanders. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rick Riker, who died December 12, 2015.
She is survived by her sister, Abbey Garner of Wilmington; stepson, Justin Riker; and her three furry kids, Sugar, Caly and 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 pounds and cut and colored her hair to red. She loved the look and felt real good about herself.
There are no services planned at this time.
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