Virginia Pearl Rice


Virginia Pearl Rice, 84, of Buckhannon, died Monday at Holbrook Health Care Center in Buckhannon.

She was born Dec. 24, 1936, in Lumberport, a daughter of the late Carl and Inez Mills Price. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard Lynn Williams; her second husband, Calvin Rice; and her brother, Donald Price.

She is survived by three sons, Ronald P. Williams and wife, Sandra, Michael Williams and wife, Tracey, and Brian Williams, all of Buckhannon; two daughters, Christina Gaudet and husband, Brian, of Buckhannon, and Cynthia Stevenson and husband, John, of Baltimore, Maryland; one stepson, Rickie E. Rice of Rock Cave; one stepdaughter, Karen Persinger and husband, Clay, of Buckhannon; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, David Price of Fairmont; and one sister, Shirley McCarty of Kingwood.

Mrs. Rice graduated from Lumberport High School in 1954 and attended Fairmont State College. She was an accountant for the Adrian Buckhannon Bank and a CNA for the Senior Center.

Mrs. Rice was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church and the Ladies of the Moose.

Friends will be received Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating. A private burial will take place for the family in the Lion’s Club Cemetery in Lumberport.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.