Rosolene Evelyn Rice, 93, of Ashland, passed away Monday, May 31, 2021, surrounded by her family at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, Mississippi.
She was born June 1, 1927 in Ashland, Kentucky, to the late Elisha Charles Howard and Aliene Pemberton Howard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, George F. Rice; son, David D. Blair; sister; Helen Hinkle; and brothers, Harold Howard and Bill McGuire.
Rosolene was a member of Second Baptist Church in Ashland and retired from the Ashland Independent School System.
Those left to cherish her memory include sons, George Jr. (Genea) Rice of Memphis, TN, Michael A. Rice of Ashland, KY; and Danny (Barbara) Blair of Ironton, OH; daughters, Kimberly (Tyrus) Luther of Hickory Flat, MS; and Alison Rice of Ashland; sister, Elaine Ewals of Pt. Richey, FL; a host of loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family members and dear friends.
The funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at STEEN FUNERAL HOME CENTRAL AVENUE CHAPEL with Pastor Ed Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from Noon until 1:00 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Friends may contribute in Rosolene’s memory to Second Baptist Church, 4950 Williams Ave., Ashland, KY, 41101.
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