Obituary for Tencie Lea Rider

    • Name: Tencie Lea Rider
    • Home Town: Longwood
    • Date of Death: 01/09/2017
    • Service Date: 01/13/2017 at 03:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 01/13/2017
    • Visit Times: 2:00 PM at the funeral home
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

    Tencie Lea Benton Rider, 72, died Monday, January 9, 2017, at her home in Longwood. She was a daughter of Kirby William Benton, Sr. and Evelyn Milliken Benton. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis A. Rider, Sr.; and seven siblings.

    She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.

    Surviving are her daughters, Loretta “Lorrie” Trogdon-Livingston and her wife, Debra Trogdon-Livington, of Gastonia, NC; Shelia Trogdon of Longwood, NC; and Amy Trogdon of Gastonia, NC; brother, Marvin Benton of Greenville, NC; sister, Lois Benton of Shallotte; cherished grandmother of Christopher Trogdon, Douglas Baines, Jr., and Emma Rodgers; cherished great grandmother of Ethan Lewis Rodgers and Landon Rider Williams; and her partner in crime, niece Louise Adams of Supply, NC.

    Memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Friday, January 13, in the Chapel of Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Brunswick House, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

    On-line condolences may be sent to

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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