Lissie K. Rice

  • BORN: October 22, 1924
  • DIED: January 5, 2018
  • LOCATION: Vermilion, Ohio

Lissie K. Rice (nee Pollard), of Vermilion, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Mill Manor Nursing Home in Vermilion following a lengthy illness.

Lissie was born October 22, 1924 in Crumpler, NC and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 30 years moving from Lorain.

Lissie worked in home health care and housekeeping. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Lorain. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, garage sales, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Lora (Jerry) Facemire of Vermilion, Barbara (LeeWhitt) Cutcher of Lorain, and Sherry Goins of Vermilion; sons, Jeffery (Betty) Burnett of Lorain and Steve (fiancee Sandy) Burnett of Vermilion; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Preston M. and Virginia (nee Sawyer) Pollard; son, Timothy Burnett; sisters, Lucy Blevins, Sibal Absher, and Irene Phipps; and brothers, Jess and James Pollard.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, OH. Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Reverend James Justice will officiate. Burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Feed the Children, PO Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101-0036 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com


Visitation
  • Tuesday, January 09
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Riddle Funeral Home
  • 5345 South Street
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
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Funeral Service
  • Wednesday, January 10
    11:00 AM
  • Riddle Funeral Home
  • 5345 South Street
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
  • Get Directions
Graveside Service
  • Wednesday, January 10
    12:00 PM
  • Maple Grove Cemetery
  • 8114 Cemetery Road
  • Vermilion, OH 44089
  • Get Directions

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“ I will always remember Lissie as a great mother in law...she treated me like family from the very beginning and I loved her for that!! ”

Posted by: Robin Burnette - Nashville, TN

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