Edna M. Shearn Rice

February 2, 1933 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 86)

Edna M. Shearn Rice, 86, of Hawesville passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at the Heartford House.  She was born in Hawesville on February 2, 1933 to the late Edmond and Frances Shearn.

Edna was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church and retired as Hawesville City Clerk/Treasurer in 1991.  Edna served on Hancock County Chamber of Commerce from 1987 to 2011 and was City Clerk from 1965 to 1991.  She was a member of Hawesville Order of the Eastern Star, a Kentucky Colonel, Hancock County Museum Board of Directors, Regional Clerks Association, Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association, International Clerk Association and GRADD Board of Directors.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Marion Eubanks, Martha Hardin, Gladys VanVlerah and Edward Shearn.

Survivors include a daughter, Gayle (Roy Lee) Ogle; a son, Gene (Kathy) Rice; grandchildren, John Ogle, Billy Ogle, Joe (Alex) Ogle, Sara (Gabe) VanCappellen and Brian (Kara) Rice; great grandchildren Parker Ogle, Brody Ogle, Garrett Ogle, Ryan Ogle, Lettie Ogle, Kathryn VanCappellen, Robbie(Samantha) Pannett and Audry Pannett; a sister, Jean Lombardi along with nieces and nephews from Louisville, Las Vegas, Florida and Michigan.

Services will be held at 11 am on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Hawesville Baptist Church with Dr. James Wedding officiating.  Burial Will be in Memory Gardens, Hawesville.  Edna’s family will be greeting friends at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Hawesville, on Thursday from 3 pm until 8 pm and on Friday from 8 am until 10:30 am.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Hawesville Cemetery Fund.

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