MOOREVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The WTVA family is mourning the death of Jill Rice.
Rice died on her 78th birthday Tuesday at Sanctuary Hospice House after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
She is the wife of WTVA Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dick Rice.
The two married in 1960 and they spent 20 years together in the U.S. Navy before moving to Mooreville in 1979.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, daughter Debbie Vines of Mooreville, multiple siblings, and multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren.