BUCKHANNON — Kathleen Ema Rice, 86, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at Holbrook on the Hill in Buckhannon. She was born Feb. 5, 1931 in Selbyville, a daughter of the late Creed and Seda Haymond. On April 11, 1957 she married Charles Ralph Rice who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Rodney Rice, of Navarre, Ohio, and Brad Rice and wife Jean, of Massillon, Ohio; one grandson, Scott Grimm, of Canton, Ohio; one great-granddaughter, Chloe Grimm, of Massillon, and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sons, Doug, Steve and Joe Grimm. Mrs. Rice was a member of the Way of Holiness Church and a homemaker. Friends will be received today, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the funeral hour, with Pastor Jerry Murrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Rock Cave Cemetery in Rock Cave. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.