Originally created 01/22/06

Mrs. Geraldine Rice (EVANS, Ga.)



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EVANS, Ga. - Geraldine Pittman Rice, 93, of Evans, formerly of Crawford, Ga., passed away on January 20, 2006. She was born September 5, 1911, to Henry Thomas and Vida Jackson Strickland Rice. She was a native of Olgethorpe County and graduated from Crawford High School and Business College. She was employed by the Civil Service at Camp Gordon in Augusta as it was known in the early 40's and also at Oliver General Hospital in the Medical Library in the late 40's. Miss Rice was again later employed at Fort Gordon for many years until her retirement. There she received many letters of commendation. Miss Rice is survived by a sister, Jeanette Bell (Mrs. George P.) of Greenville, S.C. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Elizabeth Storey and Francine Bedingfield Ricker, both of Augusta; and her brother, H.T. Rice of Crawford, Ga. Also surviving are 11 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 23, 2006, at the Chapel of Bridges Funeral Home in Athens, Ga. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Crawford Cemetery in Crawford, Ga. Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 22, 2006