Jerry Wayne Rice of Honeycomb died January 29, 2021, at home surrounded by his family after a lengthy illness. He was 73.

He was retired. He had worked many years for Barfield Health Care in maintenance. He enjoyed fishing before his health declined.

Survivors include his wife Lovie Rice; daughters Deanna Sutphin (Jeff) and Leigh McNutt (Shannon); grandchildren, Savana Sutphin, Erin Wallace (Aidan), Olivia McNutt and Wyatt McNutt; 2 sisters, Mildred Embry and Judy Smith; and 2 brothers Johnny Rice and Larry Rice.

He was preceded in death by a son Kenny Rice; his parents, Tommie Rice and Vea Mayhall Rice; and siblings Vivian Weems, Helen Dunn, Beulah Goforth and Thomas Rice.

No formal service is planned.