Anna Florence Rice

   Anna Florence (Parkey) Rice, 78 of Iowa Park, died on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Wichita Falls. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.  Officiating will be Rev. Danny Hodgkins.
    Rice was born Sunday, Jan. 26, 1936 in Colorado City, Texas. She was the daughter of the late F.H. Reed and the late Ethyl Babbitt Reed. She married Billy Don Rice on Dec. 6, 1952 in Vernon. She grew up in Vernon until moving to Los Angeles in 1953 and later to Electra. She was a member of Parent & Teacher’s Association. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Wichita Falls where she taught Bible studies. She was a homemaker.
   She is survived by her husband, Billy Don Rice of the home; three sons, Michael Rice of Wichita Falls, Billy Wayne Rice of Denison and Greg Rice of Van Alstyne; three daughters, Bobbie Miller of Iowa Park, Deanna Swenson of Iowa Park and Linda Trotter of Wichita Falls; one brother, Jackie Reed of Hico; two sisters, Peggy Phy of Clute and Donnie McDonald of Frederick, Okla.; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Sammy Reed and Junior Reed.
   Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, July 11, 2014 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or Calvary Baptist Church of Wichita Falls.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.

 

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