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Helen M. Rice, 92, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.
She was born in Siloam, March 25, 1924, to the late William Lee and Ida Mae Jackson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas G. Rice; and 11 siblings, Wayne Jackson, Winifred Simcox, Russell Jackson, Vivian Horton, Glen Jackson, Bonnie Colegrove, Freda Dotson, Virginia Fraley, Nada Stevenson, Douglas Jackson and Garnet Piatt.
Helen was a 52 year resident of Georgian Heights. She worked as a bookkeeper for numerous automotive dealerships. Helen was a mom to many and the door to her home was always open. She was a WKMVB scorekeeper for many years.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Glynda Rice; sister Dorthy Joy (Fred) Campbell-Miller; a special great-niece and great-nephew, Haley (Daniel) Campbell-Holbrook and Mark A. Campbell; and many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore with Brother Mark Campbell officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in South Shore.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Young Life or Emmanuel Baptist Church in Salyersville.
Condolences may be left at Schoedinger.com.
Published on January 9, 2017
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