2008-08-04 / Obituaries

Bernice Miller Rice

Spartanburg County native

CHESNEE - Bernice Miller Rice, 77, of 1006 Saluda St., died Thursday, July 31, 2008, in Spartanburg.

Wife of Ivory Rice, she was born in Spartanburg County, a daughter of the late Johnny and Clara Staley Miller. She was member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Also surviving are daughters, Jeanette Dewberry, Gloria Jean Miller, Clara Brannon (Kevin), Ann Kimble (Andrew), Sandra Bobo (Ricky), Nancy Waddell (Fred), Annette Manning, Cheryl Rice-Boyce, Myrna Lynch (George) and Anita Rice; sons, Robert Miller, Jack Manning Jr. (Patricia), Ivory Rice Jr., Kevin Rice, and Harold Rice; sisters, Grace Jordan, Vabs Lattimore (Morgan), Mary Littlejohn (James) and Anita Staley; 20 grandchildren; and a host ofgreat-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services will be Tuesday at noon at Gethsemane Baptist Church, Chesnee, with the Rev. Ronnie Miller officiating. Interment will be in Springhill Memorial Gardens. Body will be placed in the church Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.

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