October 17, 1920 - December 13, 2014
Mrs. Mildred "Gee" Walker Ballard Rice, age 94, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 1:30PM on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at First Baptist Church of Eatonton. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church of Eatonton from 12:00PM until the service hour. Mrs. Rice was a native of Putnam County and lived in Eatonton all of her adult life. The daughter of the late Paul T. Ballard and Mildred Elizabeth Walker Ballard, she was born in the same house that she lived in her entire life. Mrs. Rice was a teacher and she loved cats and reading. She loved all Holidays and decorating for them. Several generations have fond memories of driving past her corner to see the Easter, Halloween and Christmas decorations. Mrs. Rice was a member of the library board and a supporter of the Putnam-Jasper Training Center. Mrs. Rice was preceded in death by her husband, Peter J. Rice, as well as her daughter Rosemary Rice, son Edward (Robin) Rice and Grandson Alex Dodson. She is survived by her two daughters, Beth (Jim) Willis of Eatonton, Ommye (Carsten) Stage-Pedersen of Madison; a son Peter (BJ) J. Rice, Jr. of Greensboro; grandchildren Laura Gailey, P.J. Duckworth, Karen Willis Threatt, Kristen Willis, Liz Rice Batchelor, Rebecca Rice; great grandchildren, Jake Gailey, Lydia Gailey, Sophia Gailey, Bristol Batchelor, Baylor Batchelor, Jory Brookerson, Ehlaina Sharp, Summer Duckworth, Isabelle Duckworth; great-great grandchildren, Emma Threat and Lybbi Rain. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Putnam County Humane Society or the Uncle Remus Library.
Mrs. Mildred "Gee" Walker Ballard Rice, age 94, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 1:30PM on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at First Baptist Church of Eatonton. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery.... View Obituary & Service Information
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