Kim Valerie Rinker, 59, Grove, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas.

She was born Jan. 7, 1958 in Woodward, Oklahoma the daughter of Lenora and Glen Dale Rinker.

She graduated as a registered nurse from the Oklahoma City School of Nursing and worked as a nurse for 20 years.

Kim loved the water and being outside. She enjoyed playing tennis, riding horses, and tending to her flowers. Kim was strong in her faith in God.

She was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Mick Rinker.

Kim is survived by her mother, Lenora (Donald) Weber of Bella Vista, Arkansas; daughter, Sharee (Drew) Dunham of Washington; nephews, Caleb (Shelby) Rinker and their children, Karter and Ryleigh, Chad (Stephanie) Rinker and their daughter Zoey; niece, Gabrielle Rinker, and many close family and friends.

A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 21 at Village Baptist Church in Bella Vista, Arkansas.

Donations may be made to the Operation Christmas Child Fund at Village Baptist Church, 380 Glasgow Road, Bella Vista, AR 72715.

Arrangements are under the direction of Epting Funeral Home Bella Vista. Condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com