Ella B. Rice

Ella Burroughs Rice, 96 of Bedford, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at Campbell Rest Home. She was born on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1917 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late George Thomas Burroughs and Coral Scott Burroughs. She was also preceded in death by husband, Marshall Joe Rice. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Surviving are her sons, Dean Russell Rice wife, Bonnie of Nanty Glo, PA, Danny Ray Rice wife, Savinia of Bedford; a daughter, Cathern Spradlin Geiger friend, Robert Shepherd of Bedford; eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren. The family would like to thank Campbell Rest Home and Southern Care Hospice for their kind and compassionate care over the years. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at 1 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Vernon DeLong officiating. Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home Cremation Service, Bedford.

Funeral Home

Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike Bedford, VA 24523-1803
(540) 586-3304
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2013