Mary Francis Rice 1911 - 2011 Warrenton
An inurnment service for Ms. Mary Francis Rice, 100, Warrenton, will be at noon today at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, Mo.
Ms. Rice died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Warrenton Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Feb. 22, 1911, the daughter of Franklin H. and Eliza J. Rice in the Sand Hills of Nebraska.
Ms. Rice was a longtime resident of Tonganoxie, Kan., who moved to the St. Louis area in 2000. She graduated from high school in Columbia and had a long career with the Missouri Pacific Railroad in St. Louis. Ms. Rice was a member of the Eastern Star. She retired in the mid-’70s and moved to Tonganoxie.
She was preceded in death by her parents and all seven of her brothers and sisters.
Survivors include a sister-in-law, Elvira Rice, Tonganoxie; and many nieces and nephews