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Alverda L. (Leatherman) Rice

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Alverda L. (Leatherman) Rice Obituary
ALVERDA L. (LEATHERMAN) RICE Alverda L. (Leatherman) Rice - 82, of Pipersville, Pennsylvania went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Doylestown Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Noah S. Rice, Jr. for 41 years. Alverda was born in Plumsteadville, Pennsylvania to the late Jacob G. & Bessie D. (Detweiler) Leatherman. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Alverda was a lifetime member of Deep Run Mennonite Church East. She volunteered her time with Meal on Wheels. She is survived by four sons, N. Laverne Rice & wife, Lois of Ottsville, PA, Jacob Rice & wife, Barbara of Quakertown, PA, Donald Rice & wife, Kathleen of Pipersville, PA, David Rice & wife, Joanne of Pipersville, PA; two daughters, Delores Nice & husband, Donald of Perkasie, PA, Beth Imchen & husband, Pastor Toshi of East Earl, PA; eighteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and a brother, Clarence Leatherman & wife, Irene of Sellersville, PA. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Abram Leatherman and a sister, Kathryn Moyer. Viewings will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Deep Run Mennonite Church East from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11:00 am at Deep Run Mennonite Church East, 350 Kellers Church Road, Perkasie, PA 18944. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Deep Run Mennonite Church East, Elders Agape Fund, address above. Arrangements by: Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, Pennsylvania 18964. To send online condolences to the family, visit www.andersfh.com
Published in The Reporter on Apr. 19, 2014
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