Anna Marie Rice, age 97, of West Jefferson, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 5:33a.m. from her daughter’s residence, surrounded by her loving family. Anna was born November 8, 1924 in Lewis County, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Joseph and Ella Switzer (Webster). She retired from Capital Manufacturing. Anna was a Sunday School teacher for many years at Church of Christ in Christian Union in West Jefferson. Anna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a great-great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Ella Switzer (Webster), her husband Edwin Paul Rice, her brothers Raymond, Clarence “Coot”, Richard, Ernie and Allen Switzer, her sisters Wilma Davis, Frances “Frankie” Mofford and Mary Switzer. Her survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Frances “Jane” and George Kronk of West Jefferson, grandchildren: Melissa “Missy” McDowell, of West Jefferson, Colleena “Moe” McDowell of West Jefferson, Corinna “Cori” Cain of West Jefferson, LaShell “Shelley” and Cary Lutz of Mt. Gilead, Ashley Kronk of West Jefferson and Keshia and Joel Buckland of London, Ohio; her great-grandchildren: Brittani Cain of West Jefferson, Caleb Jones and Noah Kronk of Mt. Gilead; great-great-grandchildren: Hayes Smith, Sadie and Kaliope Buckland of London, Naudia Garrett and Miriam “Elizabeth” Collins of West Jefferson, Adelay and Dehlilah Hayes of West Jefferson; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers will be Missy McDowell, Moe McDowell, Cori Cain, Brittani Cain, Shelley Lutz, Ashley Kronk, Angel Renchen, Bryan Cain, and Crystal May. Family will receive friends from 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2022 at HARVEST CHURCH OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION, 530 West Jefferson-Kiousville Road, West Jefferson, OH 43162 where her Funeral Service will follow the visitation and begin at 1:00p.m. THURSDAY with Reverend Debbie Tackett, officiating. Burial services will immediately follow at Alton Cemetery, Galloway, OH. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider a memorial contribution to Loving Care Hospice, 56 South Oak St., London, OH 43140 or on-line www.lovingcare.us.
The Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home, 1355 W. Main St., West Jefferson, OH 43162 (614)-879-9222, assisted the family. Please visit www.radermcdonaldtiddfuneralhome.com to share your favorite memories and to send your condolences to Anna’s family.
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