A tribute to a great friend & a great Person

Dennis Scott Rice

Mr. Dennis Scott Rice, age 40, died in an automobile accident on Friday, June 15, 2007.

He was married to his lovely wife, Angela, for 17 years. He was a very loving and giving husband and devoted father. He loved snow skiing and vacationing with his family. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He taught the High School Student Ministry Class and was a leader of the First Impressions Team with Grace Baptist Church. He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1992. He worked with the Georgia Department of Transportation for 14 years as an LTAP Director, “Local Technical Assistance Program.”

He is survived by his wife, Angela Rice; daughter, Abigail “Abby” Rice; son, Samuel “Sam” Rice; brothers, Marshall Rice, Nichols, and Curtis Rice, Alto; sister, Kimberly Rice Coty, Marietta; his parents, Terry and Belle Rice, Alto; mother-in-law, Hattie Barr, Covington; special friends Chad and Becky Seymour of Tifton; and a host of other relatives. He was preceded in death by father-in-law, Robert Shorty Barr.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at Grace Baptist Church, Flowery Branch. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeff Worley and the Rev. Terry M. Rice. The family will receive friends Monday, June 18, 2007 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Park South Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Dennis to the student ministry at Grace Baptist Church, 4256 Martin Road, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, (770) 965-3044.

Memorial Park South Funeral Home, Flowery Branch

The Times, Gainesville, Ga., June 18, 2007

Originally published Monday, June 18, 2007

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