Jean Steed Risher

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Jean Risher
NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA - Funeral Services for Mrs. Jean Steed Risher, 86, who entered into rest November 25, 2017, after a brief illness,will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Bethel United Methodist Church, Jackson, SC. Reverend Brandon L. Fulmer officiating. Interment in Jackson Memorial Park.
Mrs. Risher was born October 9, 1931 in Amity, GA, daughter of Charles W. Steed and Hazel Edmunds Steed. She grew up in Jackson, SC. and was a graduate of Ellenton High School and Lander University in Greenwood, SC. Mrs. Risher was a longtime member of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Augusta, GA. An avid golfer, Mrs. Risher was a former member of West Lake Country Club in Martinez, GA, where she was women's club champion in 1977, and Stonehenge Golf & Country Club in Richmond. A homemaker and mother, Mrs. Risher was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Constance Thornton and Earlene Moulden.
Survivors include her children, Eldon Donald Risher III (Annie) of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Gerald Wayne Risher (Carol) of Memphis, TN., Carol Ann Ridderhof (David) of Richmond, and James Steed Risher (Melinda) of Baton Rouge, LA; seven grandchildren, Christopher Risher (Louise) of Durham, NC, Sean Risher of Myrtle Beach, Danielle Clements (Jeremy) of Memphis, Corinne Ridderhof of Washington, D.C., Nicolas Ridderhof of Cardiff, Wales, and Emily Risher and Claire Risher of Baton Rouge; and great granddaughter Abigail Risher of Durham.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Risher, Sean Risher, Danielle Clements, Corinne Ridderhof, Blake Tipton, and Shane Boring.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8.
Memorials may be made to the Epworth Children's Home, PO Box 50466, Columbia, SC 29250 or to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry at
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Nov. 30, 2017
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