Joan Nicole Rice

August 3, 1985 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 35)


Joan Nicole ( Nic ) Rice
August 3, 1985 - August 6, 2020
Nic Rice 35, formally of Kingsport TN. passed away at home in Iron Station on Thursday morning August 6, 2020.
Nic was born on Saturday August 3, 1985.  She graduated from Mooresville Senior High in 2004.  There she won 1st place for her art work on the County level,  and went on to win  2nd place at the State level. Her art talent included several different types of medium.  She learned to hunt and fish at a very early age. She took down her first deer at the age of 9. She was happiest when she had a line in the water.  She loved wholeheartedly, she always saw the best in people and always tried to make you laugh or smile.  Her Real True love was her Niece and Nephew.  Nic loved drawing, doing tattoos, all types of music, binge watching shows, fishing, family and friends. She loved pets, especially dogs.  Nic was a big kid at heart and always had an infectious smile.  She left her mark on the world and everyone she met.
Nic is survived by her Fur baby Stella Rice 7 months old.  Her mother Angela Stills and Stepfather Chris Stills of Catawba NC; Father Chris Rice of Monroe, Brother Christopher Rice ( Stephanie ) of Boiling Springs, SC.; Step-Sister Elyssa Stills of Statesville NC.; Maternal Grandmother Joan M. Price of Iron Station, NC.;  Maternal Grandfather John B. Weck ( Gloria ) of Nicholson Ga.; Paternal Grandfather James R. Rice of Marshville NC.;  Great Aunts Sandra Weck, Susan Jackson ( Mike ), Betty Hrinko ( Mike ), Della Hopkins, and Great Uncle Eddie Montgomery ( Wanda ) all from Georgia.  Uncle Michael Price ( Lora), Huntersville NC.;Uncle Scott Price ( Missy ) Gastonia NC.; Kelly Price Day of Center, NY.;  Daniel Rice ( Dianne ) of Concord NC.; Jimmy Rice of Morven NC.; Aunt Cathy Mullis of Newton NC., Cousins, Jessica Rice Simpson, Jamie Lynn Rice, Alisha Rice Brown, James ( Nick ) Rice, Danielle Mullis, Mason Price, Maddox Price and Jeremiah Labrake. Niece Jillian A. Rice, Nephew Everette W. Rice and Countless friends.
Nic is preceded in death by her fur baby Snickers; Grandfather Phillip C Price; Great-Grandmother Mini Alice Weck; Great-Grandfather John W. Weck;  Grandmother Evelyn G. Rice.
Nic will be greatly missed and our hearts will never be the same.  We Love you Nic!
A Celebration of Nic's life will be Saturday August 15, 2020 at  Goodin-Drum Funeral Home located at 118 S. Carolina Ave., Maiden NC 28650 828-428-2136
Visitation will be from 1 -2 pm with the Memorial Service to follow at 2 pm in the chapel of Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.
The Family will have a Private Memorial Service at a later date.

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August 15, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
E. F. Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services
210 N. Academy Street
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Memorial Service
August 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Goodin-Drum Funeral Home
118 Carolina Ave
Maiden, NC 28650

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