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Samuel Wyatt Rice, of Erwin, infant son of Matthew and Jamie Rice, born Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, died Sunday, February 20, 2011, at Mission Hospital, Asheville, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, Ray Garland, Bob Rice and Kenneth McInturff.
Other than his parents, survivors include his grandparents, Randy and Vicky Garland, Erwin, Mike and Connie Rice, Unicoi and Ruby Peake, Erwin; great-grandmothers, Carol Garland, Erwin, Lake Rice, Erwin, and Naomi McInturff, Unicoi; aunt, Lindsey Garland, Erwin, and Mary Rice, Unicoi; and uncle, Robert Rice, Erwin; and first cousin, Emily Rice.
A Memorial Service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Love Chapel Christian Church. The Rev. Robert Bess will officiate.
Valley Funeral Home is in charge.