Rice-Trotter, Nannie

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Nannie Rice-Trotter
Nannie Rice-Trotter

Nannie Rice-Trotter, 64, died on April 9, 2009.

She was the daughter of the late John L. Rice Sr. and Luervinea Pickett Rice.

She received her early education in the public schools of Chattanooga, graduating from Howard School. Nannie received her Bachelor of Science degree and the Masters of Education degree from Tennessee A & I State University. Further study was done at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Nannie taught school in St. Louis, Mo., five years before returning to Chattanooga, where she taught Kindergarten through fifth grade. She became a reading specialist at Mary Ann Garber Elementary School. Nannie also taught at Woodmore, Howard Elementary and East Ridge Elementary Schools. She retired from the Hamilton County School System in 2009.

She was a member of the Clandestine Eastern Stars.

She united with the Church of Christ at a very early age and later united with the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Harry Rice.

Nannie is survived by a loving and devoted husband, Rueben G. Trotter; son, Jerome L. Trotter and one loving granddaughter, Kayla Trotter, both of Antioch, Tn.; mother-in-law; Elnora Shaw; sisters, Vernella (Rev. Henry K.) Smith, Nashville; Missouri Benford, Chattanooga; Florene Crutcher, Cleveland, Oh.; Bessie (Dr. Rev. Eugene) Giles, Louisville, Ky.; brothers, Rev. Willie (Edna) Rice, St. Louis, Mo.; Neal (Rosetta) Rice, Columbia, S.C.; John L. Rice Jr., Jacksonville, Fl.; Rev. Albert (Linda) Rice, Terrell, Tx.; Franklin (Sandra) Rice, Chattanooga; Roosevelt rice, Louisville, Ky.; aunt, Lou Delia Pickett-Johnson, Decatur, Al.; uncle, Jake Rice, Cleveland, Oh.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends.

Funeral services will be held at New Hope Baptist Church on Thursday, at noon with Pastor Harold K. Lester officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6–8 p.m. on Wednesday at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.


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