Joseph "Joe Blow" Rice, Jr.

Born: Sun., Sep. 29, 2052
Died: Sat., Dec. 5, 2015


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Dec. 12, 2015
Location: Friendship Missionary Baptist Church - Attalla


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Celebration of Life for Joseph “Joe Blow” Rice, Jr. will be 2p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church, Attalla, Rev. Tyson Burwell, pastor, Rev. Preston Nix, officiating.

Joseph "Joe Blow" Rice, Jr was born September 29, 1952 in Etowah County, Alabama to the union of Joseph and Rosie Lee Price Rice, Sr.

Joe attended Norris High School and graduated from Etowah High School. He was always the 'Life of the party' whereever he was.

Joe departed this earthly life on the morning of December 5, 2015 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Rice, Sr. and eldest brother, Wilbert Bonner.

Joe's warm smile, bubbly spirit and bodacious skills in the kitchen will be greatly missed and cherished by his mother, Rosie Rice, Attalla, AL; one brother, Michael Rice, Gadsden, AL; four sisters, Brenda Laws, Cincinnati, OH, Theresa Rice, Attalla, AL, Patricia Dolberry, Centerpoint, AL, Carla Martin, Columbus, GA;loving aunt, Ethel Mae Davis, Gadsden, AL; special nieces, Dewaynna Martin (Uncle's Girllll), Tuskegee, AL, Charlet Bonner, Larnita Moses, both of Cincinnati, OH, Laritha (Pinkey) Graves, Atlanta, GA, Kesha Jackson, Kendra Jackson, both of Mobile, AL, Aisha Rice, Norcross, GA, Senior Airmen QuaDiva Jackon, Okinawa, Japan, Corchassity Rice, Gadsden, AL; special nephews, Tyrone Laws, Cincinatti, OH, Jammal (Lil'Wilbert) Jones, California, Lamar Graves, Jr., Montgomery, AL, Michael Jackson, Tevin Rice, Jairee Rice, Quaddric Rice, Kentavious Russell, Deginald Jemison, all of Gadsden, AL; special great-nephews,Freedom (Free Free) Madison, Atlanta, GA, Aidin (Lil' Engine Boy) Rice, Norcross, GA, Javarious Graves, Gadsden, AL; eighteen great nieces and nephews; eleven great-great nieces and nephews; special sister-in-law, Minister Brenda Dunning; special brothers-in-law, Jeffery Phillips, Charles Milhouse; special cousins, Alice Clay, Bobby Davis, Rachael Childs; chosen sister and nephew, Lesia and Kamaree Finister; road buddy, Charlsie (Lee) Joshua; a host of other relatives and dear friends.

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Beverly Brown (cousin)
   Posted Thu December 10, 2015
Joe "blow" my cuz. You are going to be truly missed. I will cherish ALL of the great memories growing up around you. R.I.P... Love your cousin Beverly (New York city)

La'Mont Geddis
   Posted Fri December 11, 2015
RIP cousin Joe.... My prayers and blessings are with the family. Join my mom (Carolyn) in heaven. RIP.

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