Jerry Rice - 1963

(April 1, 1945 - June 14, 1967)













Published Thursday, June 15, 1967

Jerry Orville Rice, 24, of 4313 Rice Road, died at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 1967, at the University Medical Center, from the injuries he received in an accident June 13 on U. S. Highway 63, North. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Jim Hoehn. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Born April 1, 1945, in Flint, Michigan; he was the son of Orville and Lola Hall Rice. He married the former Barbara Cottle, March 12, 1966, and she survives. He was a member of the Teamster's Union local and was employed by the Missouri Concrete Company at the time of the accident. He had just returned from active duty with the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Candy Lynn Rice, both of 4313 Rice Road; his parents, Route 1; two sisters, Mrs. San J. House, 4313 Rice Road; and Miss Marilyn Rice, Route 1, two brothers; Danny Lee Rice, U. S. Navy, and Darrell Lynn Rice, Route 1; a paternal grandmother, Mrs. Bessie Rice, 700 N. Garth Ave; and two nieces and two nephews.

Pallbearers will be Larry Perkins, Gary Chaney, Mervin Wells, Henry Lamb, Chris Mattingly, and Clarence Hyde. Friends may call at the Memorial Funeral Home until time for burial.

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