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Sherielle Diane Rice

Funeral services for Sherielle Diane Rice will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Chapel of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home with Bishop Oscar Davis officiating. Interment shall follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Ms. Rice passed away Wednesday, April 10, at her home in Memphis, Tennessee, following a lengthy illness.  She was 58. 

She had worked in the health care field and was a member of the Philippian Baptist Church of Memphis.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lee P Sullivan; her brother, Calvin Sullivan; and a sister, Jeanette Sullivan.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Jones of Memphis; her three sons, Patrick O’Neal, Antonio Rice and Xavier Edward Jones, all of Memphis; her daughter, Ebony Nicole Jones, also of Memphis; her five brothers, Lee P. Sullivan Jr. of Vicksburg, Tommy Lee Sullivan of Nashville, Tennessee, Lawrence L. Sullivan and Leroy Thomas Jr,. both of Vicksburg, and Mark Washington of Minneapolis, Minnesota; her sister, Carla Sullivan of Savannah, Georgia; seven grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.