Mrs. Sara Lee Scott Rice

October 6, 2013

Mrs. Sara Lee Scott Rice, 81, of Elberton, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 6, 2013 at AnMed in Anderson, South Carolina.

Mrs. Rice was the daughter of the late Harvey Jordan and Lillian Hall Scott.  She was married to the late John Allen Rice, Sr.  Mrs. Rice was a retired bookkeeper, and faithfully attended Bethel E Baptist Church.

Mrs. Rice is survived by a son, John A. Rice, Jr. (Patsy);  one daughter, Gale R. Canales;  and four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  She also leaves behind two sisters, Joyce Miller (David) and Elaine Hall (Don);  a brother, James A. Scott (Ann);  and two sister-in-laws, Sarah Dunn and Martha Fleming.

In addition to her husband,  Mrs. Rice was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Duane Canales; an infant son, Ronald Rice;  a sister, Martha Scott; and a brother, Eugene Scott.

A service to celebrate Mrs. Rice’s life will be Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at The Chapel of Hicks Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Mize officiating.  Visitation will be Monday evening, October 7, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Hicks Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Flowers will be graciously accepted.

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Arrangements for Mrs. Sara Lee Rice are in the care of Hicks Funeral Home of Elberton.