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Cathy Sue (Brown) Rice, 55, of Grayson, passed away on Saturday Oct. 1, 2016 at her home in Lexington.
Born May 5, 1961 in Covington, she was the daughter of Harold R. Brown and the late Luthea Mae (Smith) Brown.
In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. Rice.
Cathy worked for 34 years for the Printing Department at Ashland, Inc. in Russell. She will be greatly missed by her friends there. Cathy was an avid quilter who brought joy to many with her beautiful craft. She loved making quilts for patients under hospice care. She was a devoted member of Gregoryville Christian Church in Grayson and was involved in multiple community outreach ministries with Gregoryville. Cathy was a wonderful mother to her two children and a mother figure to countless others who will miss her warm loving spirit and witty advice greatly.
She is survived by her father, Harold R. Brown and his wife, Carolyn Brown of Frisco, TX; two children, Elizabeth (Brian) Fields of St. Peters, Missouri and Mary (Matthew) Pugh of Lexington; a brother, Rick (Rhonda) Brown of Galveston, TX; beloved friends, Donna Jones of Ashland; Mark and Sandra Deakins of Lexington, Raymond and Beverly Stapleton of Grayson, Danny and Becky Stamper of Olive Hill. Cathy is also survived by her devoted beagle, Maggie.
Memorial services will be conducted at Gregoryville Christian Church in Grayson by Jason McGlone. Visitation will take place Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 from 5 to 7 p.m. with the memorial service immediately following. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Lexington Habitat for Humanity or Hospice of the Bluegrass. Arrangements by the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson.
Online condolences www.sparksfh.com
Published on October 3, 2016
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