Carol Jean Ricci, age 66, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, February 5, 2010. Mrs. Ricci was a beloved teacher at Lakeside Elementary for many years and will be deeply missed by her loving family and many friends. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Ricci. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Castor William Buppert and Jennifer Castor Richard Tiller; her sister, Toby Kahn Loftus; and her grandchildren, Nathaniel, Olivia, Nora and Lucy. The family invites friends to an open house at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at her home, where a celebratory conversation will begin at 5 P.M. Arrangements entrusted to Hendersonville Funeral Home, 615 824-3855.