Born: Friday Jun 18, 1943

Died: Thursday Aug 10, 2017


Eunice Lorene Thurman Rice

June 18, 1943 - August 10, 2017

Eunice Lorene Thurman Rice, 74, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017, at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Monday, August 14, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Ridgeview Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends Sunday evening, 7 - 9 PM, at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter, 133 Wimbish Road in Eden.

Mrs. Rice was born June 18, 1943 in Henry County, Virginia to the late Reverend Jesse Douglas Thurman and Cornelia Smith Thurman.  She was a graduate of Morehead High School, Class of 1961 and a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.  Eunice was a retiree of Fieldcrest-Cannon General Office.  

She is survived by her two daughters, Tanya R. Smith (Ken) and Sonya B. Vernon (Jerry), both of Eden;  son, Christopher D. Rice (Angie) of Eden;  10 grandchildren;  13 great-grandchildren;  brother, Roger Thurman (Gail) of Reidsville;  sister, Glenda Siegner (Connie) of Eden;  and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Thurman.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC  27375.



Click Here To Print Obituary & Picture
View Condolences
Click Here To Print Condolences

I am so sorry for your loss. Eunice was so sweet and kind. She was a good friend. I will always remember her on Sunday mornings standing beside me as we sang praises to the Lord in our church choir.
Brenda Gann

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. My prayers are with the family.
Marion Mize

I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for the family. All my love, Savannah Pruitt
Savannah Pruitt

So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.Remembering our Fieldcrest days of working together. She was a sweet person and good friend.
Joyce Pierce

My sincere condolences to the entire family. Have known Eunice since we were teenagers and even though we have not seen each other in many years, I always considered her my friend. Am very saddened to hear of your loss.
Paul Thompson

Chris & family,we are so very sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady. There are no words to make you feel better but please know we are praying for you.
David & Phyllis Hall

Chris and Angie I am so sorry about the lost, I am happy for her too, she's with Jesus and he's holding your family close,I am at the beach or would be there, Much Love To You Both, Hope You Are Feeling Better
Gary Grubbs

Chris - so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron & Lisa Shively Harbour

Chris we ars so sorry for your loss....but we all know your mom suffers NO MORE! Prayers for you and your family during this time of grief, but you all are in HIS hands! Love you all!
Jeff Hale & Linda Woods

View Stories
Click Here To Print Stories

No Stories Have Been Posted Yet.

  • Submit Condolence
  • Submit Story
Fill out the form below and Fair Funeral Home will forward this message to the deceased's family and post it on our website. All condolences are reviewed for content before being posted live.
Your Name*:
Your Email Address*:
Your Condolence Message*:
security code
*
Please press the Submit button once to avoid duplicate entries. The entering process may take a few minutes.
*Required Fields



Fill out the form below and Fair Funeral Home will forward this story to the deceased's family and post it on our website. All stories are reviewed for content before being posted live.
Your Name*:
Your Email Address*:
Your Story*:
security code
*
Please press the Submit button once to avoid duplicate entries. The entering process may take a few minutes.
*Required Fields