Connie Lee Rice, 73, of Fillmore, formerly of Mulberry Grove, died at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at her daughter's home in Vandalia.
Services are pending. Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rice was born on Dec. 12, 1939, in Reno, Ill., the daughter of Desebur Deniel and Rachael Kathleen Andrews Joplin. She married Ronald Wayne Rice on Jan. 13, 1960, at the Christian Church, with the Rev. Frank Bush officiating.
She is survived by children, Lucas W. Rice of Albuquerque, N.M., Cheryl L. and her husband Clifford Snider of Vandalia, Roy Glen Rice of Carlyle, Dale Allen Rice and his wife Greta of Greenville, and Clifford Dean Rice and his wife Michelle of Fillmore.