Grace M. Rice, 84, of Bradenton, Fla., passed away Dec. 2, 2016, at Bradenton Health Care.
Grace was born June 1, 1932, in Nashville, Ind., a daughter of the now late Joseph and May (Rybolt) Moore. She was married to William Rice on Sept. 6, 1958, in Howe, Ind.
She graduated from Brown County High School in 1950, and spent her life as a housewife caring for her three children. She also watched two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren as they matured.
Grace was a member of the Jamestown American Legion Auxiliary Post 395, Hendricks County Forty & Eight LeFemmes, and also a charter member of the Nazarene Church in Nashville, Ind.
Survivors include her husband, William K. Rice of Bradenton; daughters, Alice Bazzell of Bozeman, Mont., and Debra (Tracy) Fryman of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Craig (Bridget) Fryman and Sara (John) Pogorov; great-grandchildren, Alexander Pogorov, Anna Pogorov, Vika Pogorov, Jenna Fryman, Leah Fryman, Nathaniel Fryman and Paige Fryman; brother, Grover Moore; and sisters, Amanda (Mickey) Leinberger, Mable Hosford, Fern Sullivan and Rachel Eiland. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Grace was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth W. Rice.
Family and friends will gather Saturday, April 1, for a graveside memorial service at the Jamestown IOOF Cemetery, in Jamestown.
Porter Funeral, Jamestown, IN, has been entrusted with handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.
Published on March 28, 2017