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1428 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC 28806
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Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020
2:00 PM
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Asheville, NC 28806
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Asheville - Rhea Rice Jackson, 94, affectionately known as "Mamaw" went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Aston Park Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Jackson was a native of Madison County (Big Laurel Community) and had resided in Buncombe County for most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Henry Rice and Sarafina Lewis Rice and the wife of the late Thomas Earl Jackson who died in 1975. She was also preceded in death by her son, Thomas Avery Jackson; brothers, Avery, Timothy, Bobby & Ruben Rice; and sisters, Essie Brown & Lucy Bleak.

Along with her husband they owned & operated Asheville Safe & Lock Co., formerly ran a Children's Day Care Home and was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving are her daughters, Betty Driver (Dave) of Canton, Elaine Wooten (Clyde) of Leicester and Ilena Carpenter of Asheville; grandchildren, Chantell Wooten, William K. Driver, Emily Stewart, Shannon Boles, Milton Carpenter and Keaton Behler; great grandchildren, Tyler & Jackson Boles, Emery & Owen Driver and Annabelle Stewart; and numerous half brothers and sisters.

Memorial services will be held 2PM Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Anders-Rice Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Sluder officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Green Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive friends immediately following services at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all of the staff at Aston Park Healthcare Center for their love and support given to Mrs. Jackson during her stay.

Memorials may be made to, Eblen Charities, 50 Westgate Parkway, Asheville, NC 28806 or Aston Park Health Care Center Employees Appreciation Fund, 380 Brevard Rd., Asheville, NC 28806

To sign Mrs. Jackson's guestbook online, please go to www.andersrice.com.
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Jan. 12 to Jan. 15, 2020
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