Megan Jo Rice, 38, of Lordstown, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, following a five-year battle with cancer.?
Born May 17, 1979, in Farrell, she was the daughter of Henry E. and Elaine C. (Shaner) Rice.?
A 1997 graduate of Lordstown High School, she graduated from YSU with a degree in criminal justice. She formerly worked during the summers at G.M. in Lordstown, and as a corrections officer at the Ohio State Penitentiary in Hubbard, where she was also a firearms instructor.
?She was an active member of Bailey Road Baptist Church, where she was involved in many activities.
She was involved in the Relay for Life as well as Joanie's Sisters Cancer Support Group. She enjoyed hiking, camping, Christian concerts, going to the beach, and traveling with her daughter.
Besides her parents, survivors include: her daughter, Kileigh; two sisters, Amy (Larry) DeMarco and Carrie (Aaron) Means; two nieces and four nephews; grandfather Samuel Shaner; and many other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to Joanie's Sisters Cancer Support Group, c/o Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave, Youngstown, OH 44501.
Megan Jo, 38, of Lordstown, Ohio.
Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday (10-21-17) in Bailey Road Baptist Church, 2121 N. Bailey Road, North Jackson, Ohio.To share a memory or to send a condolence, visit: www.lanefuneralhomes.com.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday in the church with her brother-in-law, Chaplain Aaron Means, officiating.
Private burial: Lordstown Cemetery.
Published on October 17, 2017