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Johnnie Wrice

Wednesday, July 7, 2004

CHARLESTON - Johnnie Mae Wrice, 56, died July 3, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born July 9, 1947, in Mount Bayou, Miss., she was the daughter of Johnny Bryant of Senatobia, Miss., and Marcella Watts, who died on July 4, 2004. She owned and operated a daycare and beauty shop and was a member of Kingdom Living Ministry Church in Charleston.

She was married to Samuel Wrice.

Survivors in addition to her father include: four daughters, Tisha Wrice-Atwell of Norfolk, Va., Sonja Wrice of Sikeston, Holli Wrice of Charleston and Hope Wrice of Newport News, Va.; two sons Zeffelin Wrice of Detroit and Mark Bryant of Fallon, Nev.; 11 brothers, Larry Daniel of Chicago, Samuel Bryant of Detroit, John Eddie Bryant and Herman Bryant of Houston, Texas, Jessie Clyde "J.C." Watts of Kansas City, Kan., Ervin Glenn Johnson, Ned Curtis Johnson Watts and Norris Johnson of Charleston, Shedrick Johnson Watts of Pinhook, Malcolm Johnson Watts of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Aubrey Bryant of Damascus, Md.; eight sisters, Carolyn Thomas and Felicia Bryant of Houston, Texas, Lois Bryant of Matthews, Linda Burkhalter of Toledo, Ohio, Jackie Gillespie of Flint, Mich., Wanda Watts Johnson and Toni Lenora Watts of Charleston and Karen Clayburn of Senatobia; and 12 grandchildren.

Combined visitation and services are scheduled for Johnnie Wrice and her mother.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Home in Charleston.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church in Charleston with Gloria Capshaw officiating.

Cremation will follow the service.