The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 4, 2013

Vadie Rice

— The funeral for Vadie L. Rice, 94, of Rogersville, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at New Hope Baptist Church with James Waddell officiating. Burial will be in Rice Cemetery. Viewing hours will be from noon until the time of the funeral.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Spry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rice died Monday, June 3, 2013, at NHC HealthCare in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., 


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A recent national telephone survey found 75 percent of respondents believe the sale and use of pot will eventually be legal nationwide. Do you think marijuana should be legal in Alabama?

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