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James Thomas Rice

August 18, 1927 ~ November 14, 2018 (age 91)

Obituary


James T. Rice, age 92, departed this life on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his home. 


Preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo Rice; daughters, Michelle Rice Upton, Almeda Murphy and Catherine Buley and son, Bryan Cowley.


Left to celebrate his life and legacy are daughters, Charlotte Rice, Kathy (Frank) Rice-Fullenwider of Spartanburg, SC, Deborah Rockmore, Denise Rice, Karen (Chuck) Rice Dragg, Yvette Rice, Shelly (Royce) Davis; son, James R. (Stephanie) Rice; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Saturday, November 24, 2018, the family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with a Homegoing Celebration to follow at Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1912 East Fifth Avenue. Elder James Rick Rice officiating. Interment will immediately follow at New Gray Cemetery where a white dove release will conclude the service. Flowers may be delivered to the church the morning of the service. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or www.pattonfuneralhome1962.com 
 

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