|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1948|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 2014|
Wanda Joyce Rice Burr, 66, was called to her Heavenly Home Monday, March 31, 2014 at her home in the Butler community near Star City.
She was born at Star City on February 9, 1948, the daughter of Gene and Geneva Harper Rice.
She was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. She and her husband were owner/operators of J&W Trucking. She retired from Valley Services, Inc. where she was a kitchen supervisor. She was a member of the Star City High School Class of 1966.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Havis N. Burr, Jr. on February 4, 2014 to whom she married on February 12, 1966; her parents, Arthur Eugene and Geneva Ann Harper Rice; a nephew, Cameron Harrison and a sister-in-law, Marie Rice.
Survivors include a son, Nick (Shelley) Burr and a daughter, Kenna (Glenn) Graves, all of Star City; two grandsons, Dusty Graves and Jackson Burr, both of Star City; two granddaughters, Kami Graves of Star City and Courtney Burr of Warren; one great-grandson, Aiden Gage Smith of Hilo; three brothers, Thomas Rice, Duke (Kathy) Rice and Eugene (Bennie) Rice, all of Star City; four sisters, Mary Ann (Doug) Patrick, Bobbie Lee and Willene Morris, all of Star City and Ellen Rice of Rockford, Ill; several nieces and nephews and her four-legged baby "Peanut."
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Griffin Funeral Chapel at 2:00PM with Bro. John Marlar and Bro. Jackie Richardson officiating.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 6:00-8:00PM at the funeral home.
Burial at Butler/Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Glenn Patrick, Shawn Harvey, Brian Harrison, Brent Johnson, Johnny Graves and Scotty Rice. Honorary pallbearers will be Dusty Graves, Jackson Burr and Russell Smith.
Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.
Arthur Eugene Rice (1909 - 1978)
Geneva Ann Harper Rice (1920 - 2011)
Havis L Burr (____ - 2014)
Butler-Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Created by: Linda Newman
Record added: Mar 31, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127205883
Added: Apr. 14, 2014