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George Franklin Rice, Sr.

September 27, 1933 — July 15, 2022


George Franklin Rice, Sr.

George Franklin Rice, Sr., 88 of Bath passed away Friday.  A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., on Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  The family will receive friends following the internment.


George is survived by his wife, Sylvia Winstead Rice; son, Frankie Rice of Bath; granddaughters, Lee Rice of Hickory, and Jamie Rice of Greenville, and his great-granddaughters, Abigail Delbert and Lillian Delbert.


In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in George’s memory to the Sudan Shrine Children’s Hospital, PO Box 12829, New Bern, North Carolina 28561.


Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at

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Sunday, July 17, 2022

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