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Elisabeth "Betty" (Bivens) Rice

March 16, 1930 ~ May 4, 2019 (age 89)


Mrs. Elisabeth (Betty) Rice, age 89 of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 4 2019 in Jonesborough, TN.

Mrs. Rice was born on March 16, 1930 in Augusta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Glennie D. and Christabel Garrett Bivens.

She was a longtime member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Doris Rice; Sisters Carolyn Cote’ and Shirley Larisay; grandchildren, Brandon Rice, Amy Rice Kemp and son-in-Law James Kemp, Michael Stansell and daughter-in-law Kim Stansell , Jeromy Stansell and daughter-in-law Faith Stansell; several great grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years Marion F. Rice and daughter, Sheryl Gillespie.

Visitiation will be at Almon Funeral Home on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Interment with graveside services will be in West Georgia Memorial Park on May 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM. 

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