Mr. Clarence Rice, age 95, Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at his residence.
Mr. Rice was born in Rice Creek and the son of the late Alfred Jackson & Lora Tipton Rice. He was also preceded in death by a son, Russell Rice, sisters and brother, Amanda Ferguson, Beatrice Ball and Albert Rice.
He attended New Victory United Methodist Church as long as his health permitted.
Mr. Rice was a Dairy Farmer and had been active on the farm up until the last three years.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Lora Rice; son, Dennis Rice; daughter, Juanita Miles (Clarence); grandchildren, John Miles and Amy Miles; sister, Hazel Goodman; and several nephews and nieces.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice especially nurse Ashley for their wonderful care.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the family request no food or visits at the home.
Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 am Saturday, January 30, 2021 New Victory United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Cathy Fowler officiating.
Pallbearers will be John Miles, Clarence Miles, Wayne Watts, Dennis Rice, Darel Ball and Alan Hayes.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to New Victory Cemetery Fund c/o Barbara Ledford 164 Woodlawn Circle Jonesborough, TN 37659.
John, sounds like your grandfather lived a good long life, I'm sure you will miss him. He looks like such a pleasant, hard working man. I will be praying for you and your family
LYNN & KATHY LLOYD
SORRY TO HEAR OF MR RICE'S PASSING. GREAT FAMILY, VERY SWEET PEOPLE. CHERISH YOUR MEMORIES.
Sad to hear of his passing. Hazel is a blessing to our family and loved. I know he also was a great family man and loved by his family and community. He will be missed
So sorry for the loss of your precious daddy. Prayers for you and your family.
Chris, Stephanie and Clara
Our love is with you at this time. God bless your family
Sheila and Benton
os sorry to hear,tbis ypur,father was a wonderful person my prayer are,with you
From the Family of Betty Treadway our prayers are with you, God Bless!
Praying for peace and comfort for your family. Know he is much better then we are. David said to let you know you all are in his prayers.
We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you and your family comfort and peace during this difficult time.
With love, The Saylor Family
Ken, Kathy, Michaela and Dusty