Terrie Dean values the art of good conversation. One of her favorite holiday pastimes is gathering around the kitchen table with relatives and simply talking for hours on end.
All I want for Christmas is normal.
Rosalie Louise Hammer Pryce, 78, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away Oct. 7, 2012, at her home. She had battled cancer and diabetes for five years.
She was born March 3, 1934, in Elkton, and was a daughter of the late Jesse E. and Rosa Dean Hammer.
Rosalie lived her entire life in Pennsylvania and Virginia. She was a homemaker and attended the Church of Solsburg and Elkton Pentecostal Church.
On Aug. 21, 1954, she married Archibald M. Pryce III, who preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1997. She was also preceded in death by son, Archibald M. Pryce IV; stepson, Gary Rose; and seven brothers and sisters.
She is survived by son, Joseph E. Pryce of Harrisonburg; one grandchild, Joseph E. Pryce II; brothers, Roland, Mensel, William, Doug, Larry and Randy Hammer; sisters, Jetta Raynes, Marita Marshall, Wanda Comer and Margie Mayes; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Church of Solsburg with Pastor Josh Shifflett officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Church of Solsburg or Elkton Pentecostal Church.
Lindsey Funeral Homes & Crematory in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.