Sylvia Marie "Sibi" Rickmon
- July 4, 1928 - July 25, 2012
- Charlottesville, Virginia
of Sylvia's Passing
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I love and miss you very much! I hope your having a good time in Heaven. I bet that they have a lot of purple flowers and dragonflies!...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Grace Samuels - Barboursville, VA
“Lisa and Fred
Your Mom was such a lovely person on the phone and ran the office seamlessly. We are so sorry for your loss. It is especially hard...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Judy Drayer
“Lisa and Fred, I am very sorry to hear about your mom. I did not know her well, but always had a pleasant experience when interacting with her at...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Stacey Norris - Ruckersville, VA
“I hope you find peace in knowing that Mrs. Rickmon is in a better place, with no suffering and may you find warmth in all the great memories you have...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Stephanie & CJ Duffy
“Lisa & Freddie,
Thinking of you both and sending prayers your way during this very difficult time. It's never easy to lose a loved one, but I...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Valerie Stroop Deacon - Swoope, VA
“I had the pleasure of being touched by this peaceful spirit over the phone. It is a pure blessing to have met Lisa's mother. Lisa is undoubtedly...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Vicky Bradley - Lynchburg, VA
“I got to know Sylvia through talking with her on the phone. She worked with Lisa, her daughter, and called me to follow up on faxes she sent to the...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Carol L. Brown . - Norfolk , VA
“Mrs. Rickmon was a special, sweet lady. I enjoyed so much working with her and getting to know her. She worked so hard to get better, was persistent...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Claire Brockman
“Being a friend of Freddie and Lisa I fondly remember Mrs. Rickman working for Cavalier Insurance. She was always so pleasant and you could always...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie and John Vermillion - VA
“While we did not know Sibi, we know her daughter Lisa whom we strongly feel reflects her mother who loved and raised her so well. Our hearts go out...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Judy Park-Sylvester
“Sylvia was a unique and special person. Our lives were blessed because of her. She had a way of always looking at the world through rose glasses. ...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Jackie Smith - Ruckersville, VA
“Lisa, thinking of your family at this difficult time. The Staff at The Colonnades.
12 of 30 | Posted by: Jennifer Crouch - Charlottesville, VA
“Dear Lisa- Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your mother. She was clearly a beautiful woman who made a positive impact...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Gina and Gran Sewell - Lynchburg, VA
“Lisa and Freddie,
I just read your email about your Mom. I am so sorry to hear that she has gone on, but God takes us when He has finished with us...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Joanne Sprouse - Charlottesville, VA
Your understanding and advise over the last few years had effected me more than anyone. I will miss your wisdom and the encouragment that...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Melissa (Missy) Sprouse-Curry - VA
“I have been blessed to be friends with Lisa and Fred. Rarely do you meet someone that makes a lasting impact on your life. Your mom must have been...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Karena Edenton - Spotsylvania, VA
“Sylvia was my very dear and special friend. I will miss her.
17 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Grimm - Churchville, VA
“I never had the pleasure of meeting Sibi, but know her daughter, Lisa. Sibi must be very proud because Lisa is a very caring, loving and giving...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Dawn Pelton - Billings, MT
“Sibi always had a gracious smile on her face , really making you welcome . a great lady she will be missed ,but not forgotten.
19 of 30 | Posted by: Elbert Lewis Brown - Crozet, VA
“A dear ,sweet lady who made great chicken soup. We'll miss you Mom.
20 of 30 | Posted by: John Dvorscak - Va Bch,, VA
“We are sorry for the loss of your mother. Ins eeing her in the office she was a very sweet lady.
Our prayers are with you and Fred.
Joyce &...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: joyce & dewey taylor,jr - VA
“Brenda, Lisa, Missy, Tina, Wendy, Ashley and all: Our love and prayers to you all. I know this is a difficult time and so many things are going...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Sylvia Wingfield - Waynesboro, VA
“Lisa, Freddie and family, my heart is heavy for you as I read this news. I know your Mother was an amazing woman from the stories You've told and the...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Tammy Hanson - Bozeman, MT
“Lisa and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Even though I never met your mother, I did feel like I her knew her. Of course from speaking...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Joy Johnson - Hampton, VA
“Lisa - I'm very sorry about the death of your Mother. We're never old enough to not have a mother available to talk to.
Keith and I will not be...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Lisa McEwan - Charlottesville
So sorry for the loss of your mom. I didn't know her well, but the times that I saw her at the office, I could tell she was a very sweet lady,...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Pam Leake - Charlottesville, VA
“Lisa ,I loved having having Sylvia come by Yves Delorme to hand out folders..etc...she would always make me smile.Sylvia was a very special lady....Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Pamela Coffey - charlottesville, VA
“I lost my beloved Mother on July 25,2012. She was my best friend, the person I shared all my sercets with. The person who knew all my faults and...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Brenda Dvorscak - Virginia Beach, VA
“I miss you Mimow - Love Tina
29 of 30 | Posted by: Tina Samuels
These are some of the thoughts and memories running through my mind the past few weeks...
Your mom was always such a quiet and loving woman....Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Kelly Garber - Waynesboro, VA
Sylvia Marie Rickmon, resident of Charlottesville, Virginia, endeared mother and grandmother went peacefully to her home in heaven on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at the age of 84. She is survived and loved by four generations of family. Children, Brenda Hamilton Dvorscak, John Dvorscak, Lisa Rickmon Garber and Freddie Garber. Grandchildren, Melissa Sprouse Curry, Tina Spouse Samuels, Keith Samuels, Wendy Sprouse Edwards, Torian Edwards, Ashley Dvorscak Harden and Blake Harden. Great-Granddaughters, Grace Samuels, Anna Samuels, Arianna Edwards, Lillian Harden. Great-Grandsons, Dallas John Curry, Dylan Samuels, Ayden Edwards. Great-Great Grandson, Connor Curry. She was preceded in death by one Great-Grandson, Anthony Wade Sprouse.
Sibi, a nickname she adored, was born on July 4, 1928 in Ashland, Virginia.. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Charlottesville. Sibi retired from Sunburst Yarns, Inc. in 1989 and continued to work for Cavalier Insurance until 2011.
There will be a memorial service held at First Baptist Church, 735 Park Street, Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 11 a.m.. The church will open one hour prior to the service at 10 a.m. to receive friends and family who are also encouraged to stay for the service. Following the service, everyone is invited to stay for lunch and a time of reflection and remembrance.
Sibi's lifelong wish was to be laid to rest next to her mother. A private burial will be held in Fishersville, Virginia prior to the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First Baptist Church, 735 Park Street, Charlottesville, VA 22901.