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Joann Blalock Rice

May 22, 1929 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary

Canton, Joann Rice, 91, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home.

Joann was the daughter of the late J. Howell and Audrey Sluder Blalock. She was a registered nurse working 16 years at Mission Hospital and another 16 years at Haywood County Health Department. She was a member of High Street Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Donald Zade Rice; two sons, Donald Rice and his wife, Terry, of Candler and David Rice and his wife, Tessa, of Canton; two grandsons, Beauford Rice and his wife, Jennifer, and Kaleb Rice and his wife Brittney; and two great-grandsons, Zade and Hunter Rice.

Services will be held on Tuesday, October 13, at 2:00 at High Street Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 12:00 until 2:00 prior to the service with Reverend Chris Willett and Reverend Beauford Rice officiating. Burial will follow the service at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to High Street Baptist Church (WMU), 73 High Street, Canton, NC 28716.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 13, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
High Street Baptist Church
75 High Street
Canton, NC 28716

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 13, 2020

2:00 PM
High Street Baptist Church
75 High Street
Canton, NC 28716

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