Evelyn Rice

01/09/1923 - 02/01/2021

Visitation: 11 – 1 pm, Monday, February 8, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville

Funeral Service: 1:00 pm on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Danville

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Evelyn McElroy Rice, 98, died February 1, 2021 in Lancaster. Born January 9, 1923 in Russell Springs, she was the daughter of the late John Henry McElroy and Laura Ellen Owens McElroy. Evelyn worked as a waitress at the Town House Restaurant, Boyle Pharmacy and as a dietary aide at Friendship House for many years. Evelyn was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Danville. She is predeceased by her husband, Eugene Foster Rice Sr, her three brothers, Lewis McElroy, James McElroy, and W.M. McElroy, and her sister Gracie Brown.

She is survived by her son and his wife, Lloyd and Marietha Rice of Stanford; her three grandchildren, Deanna Rice (Colin) Turner, Anndrea Rice, and Ricky Hernandez; and her four great-grandchildren, Airana, Kiaus and Seygan Turner and Blue Rice.

The funeral service will be at 1:00 pm, Monday, February 8, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home, Danville. Rev. Brent Rowe will officiate. Visitation will be held from 11 – 1 pm, Monday, February 8, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home. Memorial donations are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church. Please sign the guestbook or send a Hug from Home.

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