June 14, 1926 - June 6, 2021
We are sad to announce that on Sunday, June 6, 2021, we had to say goodbye to Kathleen Yancey Rice of Acworth, GA, formerly of Snellville, GA. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Howard Eugene Rice; her daughter, Patsy Diane Rice Timms, and a baby boy; her parents, Grover Yancey and Mattie Yancey; and her nine siblings, Ethan, Cecil, Herbert, Joe, Thomas, Hulon Charles, Lear Martin, and twin sister Imogene Hannah. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Dianne Rice (Acworth); 4 grandchildren, Wendy Aldridge, Jenny Wiggins, Matthew and his wife Heather, and Christin Rice; 5 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Kathleen worked part-time at Sears and Roebuck as a sales associate for 27 years, while being a devoted wife and mother. She was an exceptional High School basketball player, who later played semi-pro basketball for the Atlanta Red Heads. She enjoyed watching basketball, baseball, and football games in her leisure time. Kathleen was a long-time member at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, in Grayson, GA. She dearly loved her church family and friends. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Grayson. GA. Pastor Tommy Jordan will be officiating the service. Interment will follow at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson, GA. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel and Wednesday from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at the church. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and, if desired, to bring and wear a mask. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
We are sad to announce that on Sunday, June 6, 2021, we had to say goodbye to Kathleen Yancey Rice of Acworth, GA, formerly of Snellville, GA. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Howard Eugene Rice; her daughter, Patsy Diane... View Obituary & Service Information
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