Amanda Lourine Rice

By | January 2, 2018 5:48 pm

Amanda Lourine Rice, 85, of Cookeville, passed away peacefully Dec. 30, 2017, at Bethesda Health Care Center, surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Rice was born July 6, 1932, in Van Buren County, to Horace Bishop and Mary Elizabeth Moss Bishop.

She worked at Sutton’s Shirt Factory, in Sparta. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved to sew and enjoyed playing cards. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 30 years, George “William” Bishop; son, Glenn Goines; sisters, Ruby Bishop, Pauline Delong; brothers, David Bishop, Robert Bishop, Charles Bishop; and a half-brother, Edgar Holman.

Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Derr and husband Scott, of Cookeville; son, Rocky Goines and wife Wilda, of Quebeck; grandchildren, Holly Derr, Shaun (Katie) Presley, Matthew Presley, Daniel Goines, Rocky Goines Jr., Randy Maddux, Logan Maddux, Kiya Simmons; and great-grandson, Titus Presley.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Jan. 3, 2017, at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home, with burial in Boiling Springs Cemetery. The Rev. Dow Allen and the Rev. Tex Boles will officiate. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Jan. 2, and 10-11 a.m., Jan. 3, at the chapel.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home, in Cookeville, is in charge of arrangements.

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