Ruthie Mae RiceSeptember 23, 1948 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 69)
Mrs. Ruthie Mae Tucker Rice was born on September 23, 1948 . Mrs. Rice was a native of Spartanburg, SC; she was the wife of Henry Arthur Rice. Ruthie was the daughter of Mrs. Annie Bell Tucker and the late Mr. J.T. Tucker.
Ruthie attended Carver High School. She previously worked at, Hoescht Fibers, R.R. Donnelley & Sons, and at Krispy Kreme.
Left to cherish fond and loving memories of Mrs. Ruthie Mae Tucker Rice are her husband, Henry Arthur Rice; her children, Angela Rice, Stephanie Fernandors (Michael) , and Crystal Rice; her grandchildren, Lauren Rice, Carrington Fernandors, Dasa Rice, Jalen Bennett, & Joslyn Rice. She is also survived by her mother, Mrs. Annie Bell Tucker; a brother, Mr. Thomas Tucker (Carolyn), a sister, Mrs. Cynthia Pollard (Finley), mother-in-law, Mrs. Clote Rice, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Ruthie was preceded in death by her brother, Howard Tucker; her maternal grandparents, Thomas and Lydia Meadows, and paternal grandparents, Asberry Tucker and Jessie Mae Tucker.
Mrs. Rice folded her earthly tent on December 6, 2017, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital. Final services will be Saturday December 9, 2017 at 2 o'clock in afternoon at the Foster Chapel Baptist Church in Roebuck, SC. Reverend Patrick Suber will officiate and burial will be at Foster Chapel Baptist Church Cemetary.