Visitation will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 1 until 2 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with Richard and James Aaron officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Cemetery in Jasper.
Rice was preceded in death by her mother, Mamie Burton; father, Sid Burton; husband, Norman Rice; grandsons, Phillip Rice and Lance Rice; daughter-in-law, Debra Rice; three brothers, Howard Burton, Albert Burton and Bill Burton; and sister, Johnnie B. Aaron.
She is survived by her daughter, Sheila (Marshall) Williams; two sons, Steven Rice and Gerry (Becky) Rice; three sisters, Katheline McClendon, Shirley Aaron and Virginia Dutton; brother, Coleman Burton; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be C.J. and Jacob Hutto, Zachary Rice, Mike and Jeff Williams and Larry Burton.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571