Rita Sikes Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Rita D. Sikes. In this time of profound grief, we remember and honor a beloved Daughter, Mother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend, whose presence enriched our lives and brought us immeasurable joy.
During these initial days and nights of loss, as we made preparations for Rita’s funeral, the outpouring of love, prayers, and care from our community has been a source of immense strength and comfort. We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who prayed for us, prepared meals, offered their companionship, and kept us in their thoughts during this trying period. Your support has meant the world to us, and we deeply appreciate each and every one of you.
Additionally, we extend our sincere thanks to those who assisted us in ensuring that Rita found her way home to be with our Lord and Savior. The Brannen Family Funeral Services group provided us with exceptional care and service, guiding us through this challenging time and demonstrating genuine love and concern for Rita and our family. We are especially grateful to Charlton Rogers for delivering a touching and heartfelt eulogy, sharing fond memories of his lifelong friendship with Rita.
Brothers Clay Loadman and Ramon Hernandez provided us with comforting scripture, messages, and prayers during the service, offering solace in our time of need. J. Taylor Folsom beautifully expressed his love for Rita through a heartfelt song, adding a poignant touch to the proceedings. Patty Kicklighter of Always the Best Florist contributed exquisite floral arrangements for Rita’s service, enhancing the atmosphere of remembrance and love.
The presence of a large gathering of family and friends at the service was a testament to the enduring impact Rita had on all our lives. Your support and presence have been a great source of strength as we navigate this difficult journey of grief. Our family is profoundly grateful to each and every person who demonstrated love and kindness in various ways during this trying time.