Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Rice, 52, of
Westmoreland, Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Friday,
July 3, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Stacy Cemetery in
the Old Antioch community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
Mr. Rice passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at his
residence in Westmoreland, TN.
He was born April 3, 1957, in Lebanon, TN, to the late
Horace Lee and Rose Lee Stacy Rice. On May 17, 1985, he
was married to Dena Faye Rice, who survives. He was a roofer
and carpenter, and a member of the Lafayette First Assembly
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Sisters: Rose Marie Champion and Betty Jean Sullivan; 1
Grandchild: Baby Girl Lunn; and 1 Nephew: Derek Wayne
Survivors include his Wife: Dena Faye Rice of
Westmoreland, TN; 2 Sons: Jonathan Edward (Sabrina) Rice of
Smyrna, TN, and Rusty Edward Rice of Westmoreland, TN; 2
Daughters: Amanda Jean Rice of Wartrace, TN, and Amie
Faye Rice of Westmoreland, TN; 1 Step-Daughter: Sarah
Lynn Manavong of Murfreesboro, TN; 6 Grandchildren; his
Fiancé: Diane Lee Wydner of Westmoreland, TN; 1 Brother:
Michael Wayne Rice of Westmoreland, TN; and 1 Sister: Judy
Lynn (James) Tomlin of Beech Grove, TN.
Bro. John Barnes will officiate at the services.
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