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Leta Marie Williams Rice

December 17, 1925 — January 29, 2023

Asheboro

 

Leta Marie Williams Rice, age 97, of Asheboro passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at her home.

Mrs. Rice was born in Randolph County on December 17, 1925 to Allen Jay and Emma Parks Williams. She was the last living graduate of the Seagrove School class of 1943. Leta was formerly employed with Jockey International and was a member of Flag Springs United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, Leta was preceded in death by her husband, William Frank Rice, son, Roger Rice, sister, Alene Little, and brother, A.J. Williams. 

She is survived by her sons, Ronnie Rice (Denise) of Seagrove and Franky Rice (Shelia) of Asheboro; daughter-in-law, Susan Rice of Asheboro; grandchildren, Angie Scott (Kevin), Jeff Rice (Chasity), Michael Rice (Rebecca), Jennifer Rice, Bethany Reeder (Scott), and Dallas Rice; great grandchildren, Julian Scott, Liam Scott, Hudson Rice, Weston Reeder, Landry Reeder, Mallie Reeder, Emma Rice, and Brewer Rice; and sisters, Thelma Miller of Asheboro and Martha Crotts of Greensboro.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 12:00-12:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow on Wednesday at 1:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Brandon Baker officiating. Burial will be held at Randolph Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the High Pine Wesleyan Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Susan Rice, 575 Greenview Drive, Asheboro, NC 27205.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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