Carol Vice, Former Clay Teacher & Hall of Fame Coach, Passes.

ROSEMOUNT —Carol Ann Vice, 82, of Rosemount, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, at SOMC Hospice.

She was born August 28, 1934, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Virgil Burgess and Bethel Flannery Burgess Miller.

Carol was a retired teacher with the Clay School District with 30 years of service. Carol coached many sports for Clay including women's softball, compiling a 93.7% winning percentage over 11 years. She guided those teams to 3 State Championships and was inducted into the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Coaches Hall of Fame. Carol was also a former President of Women's Tennis League in Portsmouth. She was a 1952 Clay High School graduate and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Education from Ohio University.

She is survived by her husband, Clay Vice whom she married August 19, 1955, in Portsmouth; one son, Kevin Scott (Roxanne) Vice of Lucasville; two daughters, Kellie Gerwig of Rubyville and Kristal Arbaugh of Portsmouth; seven grandchildren, Heather, Heidi, Jordan, Rylie, Ryan, Kyle, and Cameron; and one sister, Marsha Phipps of Columbus; and seven great-grandchildren.

Carol was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Keith Burgess and James Burgess; and one sister, Nancy Burgess.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon, Monday, July 31, 2017, with Rev. Peter Michael officiating. Burial will follow in Rosemount Cemetery. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville and an hour before the funeral Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clay Twp. Alumni Association or SOMC Hospice 2201 25th St. Portsmouth, OH 45662

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