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April 23, 1959 ~ May 27, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old
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Patricia "Patty" Rice, age 64 passed away Saturday, May 27, 2023. She loved fishing, painting, arrowhead hunting, flowers, and gardening. She is survived by her mother, Luvena Pass; daughter, April Willis (Brian); son, Samuel Jacob Rice; sisters, Sharon Bray (Eddie), Delynn Dill (Kyle), and Janice Deruyter (Jerry “Taco”); grandchildren, Tyler Willis (Brooklyn J.), Trey Willis, and Khole Turnbow Rice; great grandchildren, Tyson Keith Willis and Ellie Willis; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Troy L. Johnson; brothers, Thomas Lee Johnson, Troy Lee Johnson Jr. and Steve Franklin Johnson; niece, Bridgette Leigh; nephew, Ronnie Allen. Visitation will be held Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Ludlam Funeral Home in Iuka, MS beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with memorial services following in the chapel beginning at 10:00 a.m. with Bro. Rodney Windham officiating. There will be a motorcycle escort to the cemetery anyone willing to participate is welcome. Interment will be in Mount Evergreen Cemetery, Iuka, MS. Ludlam Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Patricia Rice. You may leave online condolences to the family at www.ludlamfuneralhome.com