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GRUETLI-LAAGER — Bro. Billy Ronald Bice, 77, passed away, Thursday Sept. 13, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Hixson, Tenn., on May 8, 1941, to Oscar and Sarah Penny Bice who preceded him in death along with his brothers, Leon, Ed, Jay and Aaron Bice; sisters, Alma Marie James and Judy Walker; granddaughters, Whitney and Brittany Williams. He attended Wesley Chapel Holiness Church. He also served as a Pastor of Holiness Church’s. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Brenda Gail Cassidy Bice; sons, Billy Ronald (Bobbie) Bice Jr., Cleveland, Tenn., and Leonard Anderson Bice, Palmer; daughters, Belinda (Robert) Ledford, Cleveland. Becky (Russell) Layne, Gruetli-Laager and Leanette (Chris) Snyder, Palmer; grandchildren, Jonathan, Jessica, Brandon, Joshua, Russ, Micah, Josiah, Gregory, Dee, Camerson, Elizabeth and Drake; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Don (Agnes) Bice and Tom (Connie) Bice; sisters, Tina (Bob) Bailey and Elizabeth (Horace) Eustice; several nieces and nephews a host of family and close friends. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Ministers, Jay Wright, Delbert Layne and Charles Slatton officiating with burial to follow in the Palmer Cemetery. Visitation: noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tenn. www.laynefuneralhome.com