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Reva Rice Allison
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1938
Madison County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 2011
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

Reva Rice Allison passed away Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter in Wilmington, N.C. Her children were by her side. Reva was born on July 23, 1938 to the late Rev. Champ Rice Sr. and Sophie Norton in Madison Co. N.C. She was also preceded in death by her son, Michael Ramsey Rice of Mars Hill. Surviving are two sons, Robert Allison Jr. of Dixon, Ky. and Jerry Osteen of Oak Island, N.C.; her daughter, Regina Osteen Lynn of Shallotte, N.C.; sisters, Clara Ball and Evelyn Meadows, of Asheville, N.C.; and four brothers, Donald Rice, Jeter Rice, Jack Rice and Champ Rice Jr., all of Mars Hill; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Reva was a gifted musician. She played the guitar, piano and accordion. Heart felt thanks to her friends at the Mostly Bluegrass Society in Shallotte, N.C. for their love and support during the last days of her illness.

Sincere appreciation to Sherwood Manor Assisted Living for their love and care and to the 10th floor staff at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C.

A private viewing will be held for family at 3 p.m., Wednesday August 24, 2011 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday August 25, at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, 901 Aiken Rd., Asheville, N.C. with the Rev. David Watson officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on August 24, 2011 
Family links: 
  Micheal Ramsey Rice (1955 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Jean Sherlin
Originally Created by: Poppy
Record added: Aug 24, 2011
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Reva Rice Allison
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- Barbara Hunnicutt Edwards
 Added: Feb. 23, 2014
May you rest in peace.
- Poppy
 Added: Aug. 24, 2011

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