Archive for Thursday, July 25, 1996


July 25, 1996


— Graveside services for Betty Lorene Rice, 64, Wake Village, Tex., will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens, Texarkana.

Mrs. Rice died Tuesday, July 23, 1996, at New Boston Hospital in Texas.

She was born Aug. 20, 1931, in Lawrence, the daughter of Thurman and Mabel Rothwell.

Mrs. Rice was a homemaker.

She married Jimmy Rice. They later divorced.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Velvin, Texarkana, and Teresa Rice, Wake Village; two sisters, Ruth Vervynck, Lawrence, and Jane Childs, Omaha, Neb.; three brothers, Wilbur Rothwell, Lawrence, Sylvester Rothwell, Lecompton, and Clarence Rothwell, Topeka; and a grandson.

Texarkana Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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