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Judith Harrell Rice


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Judith Harrell Rice Obituary
Mrs. Judith Harrell Rice, age 74, of Forrest City, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis. She had been in poor health for the past five months.
Mrs. Rice was born Dec. 27, 1943, in Blytheville, and was the daughter of William Samuel Harrell and Ethel May Pankey Harrell. She lived in St. Francis County most of her life, retired in 2006 from the State of Arkansas Child Support Enforcement Office and was a member of the Ridgewood Baptist Church.
Mrs. Rice married William 'Bill' Rice, in 1961, and he survives her along with two sons, William 'Billy' Wesley Rice Jr. of DeWitt and Robert Samuel Rice, and wife, Janci, of Forrest City; one daughter, Carmen Armstrong, and husband, Dewayne, of Forrest City; one brother, Ray Harrell of Little Rock; one sister, Bonita Poe of Forrest City; eight grandchildren, Heather, Wesley, Cody, Sarajane, Nikki, Marylynn, Sam and D.J.; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 13, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Ridgewood Baptist Church.
Services for Mrs. Rice will be held at the Ridgewood Baptist Church, at noon, Monday, May 14, 2018, with burial in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in Birdeye.
Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Log on to stevensfuneralhome.net for the online registry.
Published in Times-Herald on May 11, 2018
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