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Kathryn RICE

Sherman Rice Cemetery (At Swamp Branch) Cemetery
Johnson County,

September 9, 1893 - April 25, 1967

Rites Are Held April 27 For Miss Kathryn Rice Miss Kathryn Rice, 73, former teacher and businesswoman, died Tuesday, April 25 in the Cabell Huntington Hospital after a brief illness. Born September 9, 1893, in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Emma Price Rice. A resident of Swamp Branch, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Paintsville. The farm on which she lived was a part of the original farm homesteaded by her pioneer grandfather, John R. Rice, in 1815. Mrs. Rice had taught in county schools here after receiving her education at what is now Eastern State University, and later owned a millinery shop in Paintsville. She also had been associated with Consolidation Coal Company at Van Lear and with New River Coal Company at Mt. Hope, W. Va. Surviving are a brother, Sherman Rice of Swamp Branch, and six sisters, Mrs. Oscar Rice of Louisa, Mrs. J. L. Watkins of Mt. Hope, Mrs. Maurice Baker of Lexington, Mrs. Wallies M. Bailey of Lexington and Mrs. Walter H. Meek of Paintsville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held at the home on Thursday, April 27, and burial followed in the family cemetery at Swamp Branch, with the Rev. John Sammons officiating. Pallbearers were Marvin Rice of Huntington, W.Va., Lloyd Price Wilkins of Knoxville, TN Edwin D. Rice of Ashland, George Mays of Louisa, George Nessom and Walter Robert Meek of Paintsville. The Jones Preston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

Contributed on 2/25/22 by lblblair74
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Submitted: 2/25/22 • Approved: 2/25/22 • Last Updated: 2/25/22 • R13435-G0

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