Edith Rice

Edith Mae Gregory Rice, 85, of Keyser, and formerly of Upshur County, died Feb. 21, 2013, in Jacksonville, Fla.

She was born April 8, 1927, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Jesse Miller Gregory and Ada Missouri Sines Gregory.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Melissa Owen; brother, Dailey Gregory; an infant brother; one sister, Iva M. Strader; and stepmother, Edna Johns.

She is survived by two sons, Ricky and wife, Nancy Rice, and Danny and wife, Cindi, all of Jacksonville, Fla; grandchildren, Paul Collins and Catrina Rice; great-grandchildren, Amanda and Taylor Collins, Jeffery Owen Jr., Casie Rabon and Marcus Gasbarre; one brother, Dallas A. Gregory of Wadsworth, Ohio; one sister, Ruth V. Davidson of Brooklyn, Ohio. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Friends will be received at Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel Saturday, March 2, from 10 to 11 a.m., the funeral hour with Pastor Eugene Helmick officiating. Interment will follow in Gregory Cemetery.

Online condolences maybe extended to the family at The family has entrusted Heavner &Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.