Margaret  Rice
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Margaret Poole Rice, 93, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at 11 a.m. at The Hill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Westover Memorial Park.
Mrs. Rice was born in Jefferson County, Georgia and lived most of her life in Augusta. The widow of Thomas K. Rice after 62 years of marriage, she always considered her most important job was being a wife and mother. She was also a school teacher and bookkeeper and retired from the Fulcher Law Firm.
Survivors include her three daughters and their husbands, Jenny and Don Webster of Milledgeville, Donna and Chris Edenfield of Martinez, Ga. and Brenda and Mike Miller of Marietta; six grandchildren and their spouses, Cara (Jason) Haswell of Chula, Ga., Jonathan Brown of Acworth, Ga., Clinton (Katherine) Webster of Madison, Ga., Allison (Joe) Renew of Grovetown, Ga., Chase (Kaylabeth) Miller of Westfield, Ind. and Kurt (Eva) Miller of Marietta, Ga,; seven great-grandchildren, Eli and Wes Haswell, Fisher and Walt Webster, Katelynn Renew, Maia and Eleanora Miller; a sister, Elizabeth Poole Carr of Augusta; and many other extended family. She is predeceased by five sisters, Florine Poole Moses, Dorothy Poole Jellison, Lillian Poole Arnold, Clara Poole Preston and Allene Poole Brown.
Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to The Hill Baptist Church, 2165 Kings Way, Augusta, Ga.
A special thank you goes to Rochelle Dotter, CNA, who cared so lovingly for her these last two years and to Jessica Engram, RN, Homestead Hospice, for enabling her to stay at home.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Home, 214 Davis Road, Augusta, Ga., 30907 706-364-8484.
Published on February 11, 2020

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Anne Ritchie
Feb 11, 2020
Margaret was such a sweet, loving lady. She always made me feel welcome as a part of the family when David and I would see her at family gatherings.