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Lisa McCurry Rykard

Lisa McCurry RykardLaurensLisa McCurry Rykard, 52, wife of Samuel Clay Rykard of 169 Lakewood Drive, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.Born in Bat Cave, NC, Lisa was a daughter of Bonnie Threatt McCurry of Waterloo and the late Art Freeman McCurry. A 1984 graduate of Laurens District High School, Lisa was employed with Laurens School District 55 Food Service Department and a former employee with Christy's Gifts & More and McCarter's Nursery and Garden Center. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church who enjoyed camping, loved animals, and children. She always had a very positive outlook on life and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are her two daughters, Marah Kate Rykard of Laurens, Makayla Rykard Mason and husband Connor of Spartanburg; brother, Scott McCurry of Gray Court; sister, Cindy Burke and husband Ed of Laurens; father and mother- in- law, David "Skip" and Joyce Walsh Rykard of Laurens; brother-in-law, Kevin Rykard and wife Mary of Edmond, OK; sister-in-law, Michelle Evans and husband Dee of Manning, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at Hillcrest Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ben Rumph, Dr. Greg Hellams, and Mr. Dee Evans with burial to follow in Westview Memorial Park.The family will be at the home and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 PM.Memorials may be made to Laurens County Humane Society, 793 Poplar St. Clinton, SC 29325, Laurens County Cancer Association, 1337 Medical Ridge Rd. Clinton, SC 29325, and Hillcrest Baptist Church, 216 Independence Ave. Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lisa McCurry Rykard please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Westview Memorial Park
5740 Highway 76 West
Laurens, SC, 29360


FEB 2. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360



FEB 3. 2:00 PM (EST)

Hillcrest Baptist Church

216 Independence Avenue

Laurens, SC

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Dear Clay,You are in my prayers at this difficult time.billy donnelly

billy donnelly Feb 14 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy,My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs! Tammy Walker Privette

TAMMY Privette Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM

Sad to lose someone you went to school with. Prayers to the family

Anthony Ray Feb 4 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy and family - I am so sorry to hear this. She was so beautiful and so sweet. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May Gods rich grace give you comfort. Janice (Walker) Ward

Janice Ward Feb 4 2019 12:00 AM

Lisa was a huge part of my childhood and I have many fond memories of our times together. I'm so thankful I saw her last week and able to get a hug and see her beautiful smile. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Julie McNinch Rush Feb 4 2019 12:00 AM

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