Rice, June Elaine Dyer

Friday, November 9, 2018
June Rice
June Rice

June Elaine Dyer Rice, 86, born on May 31, 1932, passed away on November 6, 2018.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Donald Delbert Rice; five children and their spouses; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, as well as many who call her mom.

June was preceded in death by her two sons and one grandson.

She was a P.O.W. during World War II in the Philippines for four years. She was the daughter of S.D.A. missionaries, Harlan L. Dyer and Althea C. Dyer.

June and Donald Rice were married on June 6, 1955, and were foster parents for more than 50 years to more than a 180 children. They resided in Fort Payne, Al., for the last 20 years.

There will be visitation from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, at Turner Funeral Home at Highway 58. The funeral will follow at 1:30 p.m. with Elder Marvin Glass officiating in the Turner Funeral Home Chapel.


Baldwin, Lorene Robinson

Bullard, William "Bull" GIlbert

Fisher, Denise Gaston


Lorene Robinson Baldwin, 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in East Ridge, Tennessee. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

William “Bull” Gilbert Bullard, Jr., 60, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. He was born on May 8, 1958 in Charlotte, NC. He was a journeyman electrician who ... (click for more)

Denise Gaston Fisher, 53, of East Ridge, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018. She was a 1983 graduate of East Ridge High School. She loved her family, reading, camping, the beach and animals. ... (click for more)


Obituaries

Baldwin, Lorene Robinson

Lorene Robinson Baldwin, 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in East Ridge, Tennessee. Arrangements will be announced by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Bullard, William "Bull" GIlbert

William “Bull” Gilbert Bullard, Jr., 60, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. He was born on May 8, 1958 in Charlotte, NC. He was a journeyman electrician who worked for the Union for many years and finished his self-employed professional career with his own lighting company. Bull was one of the hardest working men you’d ever meet, touching the ... (click for more)

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Cagle, Ruby Ellen (Jasper)

Ruby Ellen Abbott Cagle, of Jasper, died on Sunday, November 18, 2018, in a Chattanooga health care facility. The daughter of the late Winton B. and Marion McCaslin Abbott, Ruby was born and spent the first 16 years of her life in Winslow, Maine. Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Ruby and her mother moved to Pearl Harbor to be with her father who had left Maine ... (click for more)

Ellis, Billy Neil (Chickamauga)

Billy Neil Ellis died at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the age of 82. A lifelong resident of Chickamauga, Billy Neil was an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, a selfless advocate for his community and the beloved patriarch of a family he cherished. The son of Lillian Crowder and Neil William Ellis, Billy Neil graduated from Chickamauga High School ... (click for more)

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