Kim Kimbrough Ridenour

Kim Kimbrough Ridenour

Kim was born to Helen (Baker) Kimbrough and Donald Kassen Kimbrough on July 27, 1958. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James Hal Hemmingsen.

Kim is survived by her four children, Christopher Lydick of Seattle, Washington; Rachel Needhammer of Liberty, Missouri; Dr Deanna Olma of Portland, Oregon; and Theresa Lydick of Portland, Oregon.

For the past 2 years, Kim lived in Liberty, Missouri; she lived in Ottawa, Kansas for the 30 years prior; and resided within parts of the Kansas City-metro throughout her youth. She attended the University of Kansas and taught at Neosho County Community College. She was a Medical Assistant, an Educator, a Breast Cancer Survivor, an Entrepreneur, a Mother and Grandmother.

She was passionate about medicine and teaching. She sought out moments where she could extend her knowledge and experience to those around her. She will be greatly missed, but her memory will live on through her friends and family.

She passed away in comfort next to her children. May she rest in peace.

A virtual memorial service will be conducted via Zoom on Saturday, September 18th at 2pm. Please email for additional details.

Posted online on September 10, 2021