John Franklin Rice, 81 - Travelers Rest

John Franklin Rice, 81, widower of Bobbie Talent Rice, formerly of Powdersville, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Judson and Mae Batson Rice.

Surviving are one daughter: Crystal Price; one brother: Earl Rice (Betty Jo) one granddaughter: Kayla Price; one great-granddaughter: Lorelai Rice; and a special friend, Evelyn Hooper.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at The Howze Mortuary. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Enoree Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Capital Campaign Fund C/O Reedy River Baptist Church, 871 North Hwy 25 Bypass, Greenville, SC 29617.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.