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Jeanette E. Rice

Jeanette E. Rice, age 87, Erwin, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 following a lengthy illness. Jeanette was the daughter of the late George and Lola Phillips English and a lifelong resident of Unicoi County. She was a member of Flag Pond Baptist Church. Jeanette retired in 1988 from the Unicoi County School System after thirty-eight years of teaching.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit Rice on June 13, 2009, brothers: Gene English, Lowell English and wife, Evelyn; and a great niece, Paula Gibson.

Jeanette leaves behind to cherish her memories a brother, Ernest English and wife, Patsy of Flag Pond; one nephew, Lowell Lee English, II; four nieces: Lynn English Sanchez, Debbie English Taylor and husband, Phillip, Jean English Ford and husband, Teddy and Mackenzie English; six great nieces and nephews; twelve great-great nieces and nephews; two great-great-great nephews and one great-great-great niece.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P. M. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home. Minister
Curtis Engle will officiate at the 7:00 P. M. funeral service. Interment Service will be held Thursday at 2:00 P. M. in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends will serve as pallbearers. Those wishing to go in procession to the cemetery are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 P. M. Thursday.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Jeanette to
the Flag Pond Baptist Church, P.O. Box 45, Flag Pond, TN. 37657.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Rice family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Rice family. (423) 743-1380.