CHESTER -- Mrs. Fannie Mae Franklin Rice, 100, widow of Noah W. Rice, died Saturday at her home, 158 West End Street.
A graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Chester Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating.
She was born in Chester County May 25, 1908, a daughter of the late John William and Martha Jane (Simpson) Franklin. Mrs. Rice was a graduate of Fort Lawn High School and a member of Chester First Baptist Church.
Surviving are five nieces, Dorothy Paquin and Martha Broome of Edgemoor, Elizabeth Gaston of Richburg, Betty Jean Jarrett of Laurinburg, NC and Frances Love of Chester; and one nephew, Harry Love of Hendersonville, NC.
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The family is receiving friends at 158 West End Street in Chester.
Barron Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.