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Samuel Rice

February 26, 1941 — September 5, 2022

Franklin

Samuel Morris Rice age 81 of Franklin, Tennessee passed away September 5, 2022.

Sam was affectionately known as “Baby” to his friends and family.  He will be remembered as a lifelong sports enthusiast, having played basketball, golfing and coaching little league.  He loved the Saints, LSU, and his grandchildren immensely.

Samuel was preceded by his parents, Carmon Ursula and Daniel Lavere Rice; wife, Martha Dene Rice; brothers, George Rice, Mark Rice, and Stanton Rice; sister, Dannie Bell Headrick.

Samuel is survived by son, Jason Rice (Julie Anne); daughters Whitney Rice ( Jonathan Thurman) and Lane Reed; grandchildren, Sydney Rice, Christopher Rice, and Josephine Rice; brother, Shelby Rice; and many beloved nieces, nephew and extend family and friends.

A Celebration of Life is being planned and will be announced at a later date.

WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUENRAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE.  3009 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, Tennessee 37064

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