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Mrs. Jeanette Rice

Mrs. Jeanette Kappers

Rice, age 73, of Douglasville, died on Thursday,

January 13, 2022, at her home Mrs. Rice was born in New York City, NY, and lived in Pennsylvania and Elyria, OH. She graduated from Elyria High School in the mid 1960s. While attending high school, she graduated from Beauty School with a Diploma in Cosmetology. She worked for the beauty school and as a beautician. She moved to Savannah in the late 1970s, moved to Atlanta, and subsequently to Douglasville in October of 1980. She was a member at the First United Methodist Church of Douglasville until she moved her membership to the First United Methodist Church of Bremen. She was preceded in death by her parents, John William Kappers and Mary Etta Ricks Kappers; her daughter, Lindsey Rice Myers; and 1 brother, John Kappers.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Jerry Keith Rice, Douglasville,; 1 son, Keith Rice and his wife Heather, Acworth; 1 sibling, Alice Kappers, Acworth; and 3 grandchildren, Victoria “Tori” Kappers, Payton Rice and Rutledge Rice.

A graveside funeral service was conducted on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., in Ricks Family Cemetery in Adrian, with Rev. Milton Thomas officiating.

Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton was in charge of arrangements.

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