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Vanara (Derrick) Rish

August 25, 1929 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

Fairview – Mrs. Vanara Derrick Rish, 92, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, December 6, 2021.

Mrs. Vanara is the wife of the late Wilton Rish, they were married for 52 years. She is the loving mother of Marion Rish and his wife Rita, Rita Boan and her husband Andy, Tammy Kitchens and her husband Chris, and Lisa Shumpert and her husband Alan. Mrs. Vanara is the Grandma of Brent Shumpert and his wife Brooke, David Shumpert and his wife Brittany, Andi Dunkle and her husband Drew, Taylor Kitchens, Dusty Rish and his wife Brooke, Daphnie Hallman and her husband Ricky, Lacey Sightler and her husband Ty, Austin Shumpert, and Bryson Shumpert. She is the great grandma of Oakley Shumpert, Ellison Shumpert, Carter Shumpert, Memphis Grace Dunkle, Baby Boy Dunkle, Russ Allen and his wife McCella, Daigan Hallman, and D.J. Rish. She is the great great grandma of Briar Haze Allen.

Mrs. Vanara was born in the Fairview community to the late Claybourne Jacob Derrick and the late Mertie Lee Lucas Derrick. She is the sister of the late Betty Rish and the late Aubrey Derrick. Mrs. Vanara is a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She was a hard worker. Mrs. Vanara was owner and operator of Rish’s Grocery (Fairview Community) for 15 years. She was also a poultry farmer for over 50 years. Mrs. Vanara loved her faith, family, and friends dearly.

Visitation will be 1:30 – 2: 30 pm on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Funeral Service will follow at 3 pm also in the church sanctuary. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mrs. Vanara’s grandsons, Brent Shumpert, David Shumpert, Drew Dunkle, Dusty Rish, Austin Shumpert, and Bryson Shumpert.

Memorials in honor of Mrs. Vanara may be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 9, 2021

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Pine Grove Baptist Church
235 Pine Grove Road
Leesville, SC 29070

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 9, 2021

3:00 PM
Pine Grove Baptist Church
235 Pine Grove Road
Leesville, SC 29070

Cemetery

Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
235 Pine Grove Road
Leesville, SC 29070

Donations

Pine Grove Baptist Church
235 Pine Grove Road, Leesville SC 29070

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