Corintha E. ‘Bessie’ Rice

WHITE STONE—Corintha Edwards “Bessie” Rice, 82, of White Stone passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John D. “Dooley” Rice Sr.

She is survived by one son, John D. Rice Jr. of White Stone; two daughters; Peggy L. Walker and her husband, Tom, of Lynchburg and Rita A. Walters and her husband, Larry, of Chesterfield; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one brother, William C. Edwards Jr. and his wife, Ina, of Mechanicsville; three sisters; Ellen Conkle of Weems; Florida Conkle of Kilmarnock and Shirley Vermilyea and her husband, Harry, of Mechanicsville.

Funeral services were held December 7 at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock, with interment in the Historic White Marsh Methodist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on December 6.


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