Jeanette Marshall Rice

August 20, 1953 ~ December 29, 2021 (age 68)


Natchez – August 20, 1953 – December 29, 2021
Funeral services for Jeanette Marshall Rice, 68, of Natchez, MS, who departed this earthly life on December 29, 2021, in Baton Rouge, LA, will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Marshall Funeral Home Chapel, Natchez, MS. Interment will follow at Natchez National Cemetery.
Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, from 10:00 until service time at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez. Please be advised all visitors are encouraged to wear masks. Please be considerate of the family; wear masks, hand sanitize, social distance and adhere to all safety precautions.
Jeanette was born on August 20, 1953, to Earnest William Marshall and Dillie Gunn Marshall in Natchez, MS at Charity Hospital. Jeanette was the middle child of her eight siblings. Jeanette was a giver and looked out for others more than she did for herself, she always wanted others to be happy.
She married her husband of 44 years, Cleothia Rice Jr., to this union three children was born, two sons, Arrick Rice and Cleothia DeJuan Rice III, and a Daughter LaKendra Sherricka Rice Lancaster. She continued to live her life in Natchez, MS until her passing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earnest and Dillie Marshall; her husband, Cleothia Rice Jr; grandparents; aunts; uncles and nephews.
She leaves to cherish her memories her two sons, Arrick Rice and Cleothia Rice III; one daughter, LaKendra Rice Lancaster; one god-daughter, Gail McIntyre; three sisters, Joyce Ann Marshall Wesco and husband Rev. Darryl, Bessie Marshall Hooper Pinckney and husband Laurie and Tina Marshall Hunt and husband Don; five brothers, Rev. George W. Marshall Sr. and wife Linda, Bobby Marshall, Terry Marshall and wife Debra, Everett Marshall Sr. and wife Linda and Anthony L. Marshall Sr. and wife Gina; one aunt, Inell Marshall Lyles; four grandchildren;
B'Elanna, Chelse, Chauncy and Morgan, four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Online condolences can be made at for the family, as well as memorial tributes.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jeanette Marshall Rice, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Jeanette Marshall Rice
© 2022 Marshall Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy