HICKORY - Rita "Lynn" Price, 44, of Hickory, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at her residence.
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Born April 23, 1969 in Valdese, NC, she was the daughter of Raymond C. Price and Joyce Norman Price of Lawndale, NC.
She was a member of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church and an associate member of Corinth Reformed Church. She worked as a Paralegal for Attorney John Fuller for twenty two years and was the first active President of the Catawba Valley Paralegal Association.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Tammy Price Hoyle of Crouse, NC; nephew, Caleb Hoyle of Crouse, NC; niece, Grace Hoyle of Crouse, NC; fur-kids: Molly, Dude, and Rocky of the home.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Corinth Reformed Church with the Rev. Dr. Robert Thompson and the Rev. Vincent Ross offi-ciating.
The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
Burial will be held following the service and receiving at Laurel Hill United Methodist Church.
Pallbearers will be David Haire, Alex Haire, Patrick Parsons, Ted Cooke, Berry Suttlemyre, John Howell, Mike Anderson and Kenny Whiteside.
In lieu of flowers, Lynn has requested donations to the following organizations: Fido's Fence, c/o Traci Whiteside, 5433 Bridgewater Drive, Granite Falls, NC 28630 or Through Healing Eyes, c/o Katheryn Harlan, 1063 15th Ave., NW, Hickory, NC 28601 or JDRF, Charlotte Chapter, in honor of nephew Caleb Hoyle, 205 Regency Executive Park Drive, Suite 102, Charlotte, NC 28217 or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658 or Catawba County Humane Society, P.O. Box 63, Hickory, NC 28603.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Rita "Lynn" Price.
Condolences may be left at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.
Published in Shelby Star on July 18, 2013