February 26, 1939 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 83)


Mrs. Arlene Annetta Rice Thompson, 83, of Greer, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest on  Monday, May 16, 2022.

Paving the road to the Sunset were: Mother, Ava Mills Rice; Father, Frank Rice; Brother, David Rice; Husband, Lionel Thompson; Aunt, Eva Mills Pearson; Grandparents Jesse and Virginia Mills; Grandson, Kenneth Dabney; Great Grandson, Van McNeil; Uncles: Simon Peake, Milton Arter, and Holmer Mills.

She leaves to celebrate her life,  two sons: Kenneth Rice (SC), Tony Rice (SC); one daughter and Son-in-Law: Alena Rice McNeill and Anthony McNeill (SC); ten grandchildren, Inez Dabney (SC), Nicole Dabney (OH), Andre Dabney (SC), Shaquana Rice (SC), Cyndi Anderson (SC), George Humphrey (SC), Virginia McNeill (SC), Anthony Nathaniel McNeill  (SC), Davis McNeill (SC), four great grandchildren, De’vante McNeil (OH), Caillou McNeil (OH), Xavier Rice (SC), Kenneth James Dabney (SC), and a host of cousins, relatives, neighbors, and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, May 25th  2022, at
three o’clock in the afternoon at Callaham-Hicks Funeral Home Chapel,
228 North Dean Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina and burial will be at
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Viewing will be from 3-5:00p.m. on Tuesday, May 24th 2022 at
Callaham-Hicks Funeral Home, 228 North Dean Street,
Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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May 24, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Callaham-Hicks Funeral Home
228 North Dean St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Celebration of Life
May 25, 2022

3:00 PM
Callaham-Hicks Funeral Home
228 North Dean St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302

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