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Carolyn "Peanut" Marcum Rice, 83, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday Dec. 28, 2016, in Community Hospice Care Center.
Mrs. Rice was born Feb. 26, 1933, in Ashland, to the late Levi and Alma Townsend Marcum.
In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Graham Culley "Buck" Rice; a brother, George Marcum; and five sisters, Winnie Hurm, Mary Terrell, Ethel Marcum, Thelma Enkie and Rachel Wilkins.
Peanut was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who enjoyed taking care of her family.
Carolyn is survived by her children, Steven Graham Rice of St. Louis, Mo., Carol Lynn Durham of Plano, Texas and Amy Marie Jones of Ashland; six grandchildren, Culley Jones, Justin Jones, April Jones, Blake Rice, Corey Durham and Mason Durham; four stepgrandchildren, Jennifer Brigman, Michele Benetez, Lexie Reinheimer and Logan Ottomeir; and one brother, Harry Marcum of Westwood.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg. Final resting place will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Funeral services will be private.
Condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 31, 2016
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