Mother Essie Elizabeth Rice, age 80, of Athens, GA passed June 12, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at The Chapel of Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home with interment in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Public Viewing, Tuesday 1-7 PM, at the funeral home.
Survivors include: children, Joseph Wayne Mattox, Harold Douglas Rice, Vickie Collins, Cassandra (Perry) Burton Johnson, Charles (Galina) Emmanuel Rice and Jeannie Rice Burton; one brother, Eddie L. (Billie Jean) Jones; sisters-in-law, Lizzie Jones and Mary Goss; 16 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, 2 grandchildren raised in the home, Tara Rice Howard and Jeffery Rice; special niece, Eleanor Ruffin; devoted friend, Mother Agnes Clink.
Arrangements by Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home. www.jacksonmcwhorterfuneralhome.com
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