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Florence Rice Back

July 6, 1926 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 95)


Florence Rice Back, 95, of Ashland, went home to be with the Lord at her residence on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

She was born July 6, 1926, in Boyd County, Kentucky, to the late Fred and Kathrine Owens Rice. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Vernon Robert Back; son, Keith Back; son-in-law, Ronald Damron; and all of her siblings; Doug, Junior, Bobby, Smith, Minnie, Leona, Pauline, Juanita, and Mary.

Florence was the oldest member of Moore Street Tabernacle and was a devoted homemaker.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Patricia (Robert) Williams, Twila (Ron) Patterson, Kathy Damron, and Ronald Dean Back; daughter–in-law, Pam Back; 7 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchild.

A celebration of Florence’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2021, at STEEN FUNERAL HOME CENTRAL AVENUE CHAPEL with words of comfort provided by Pastor Danny Pancake. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.

In addition to flowers, contributions may be made in Florence’s memory to Community Hospice, 1480, Carter Ave., Ashland, KY, 41101.

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August 26, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steen Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland

Celebration of Life
August 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Steen Central Avenue Chapel, Ashland

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Community Hospice
1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland KY 41101

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