Barbara Jean Rice, nee Hodges age 82 years of Hobart, Indiana departed this life on April 3, 2018. She was a graduate of Bishop Noll High School and lifelong member of Greater St. James A.M.E. Church. Barbara was a retired employee of Sears, Inc. She was preceded in death by her parents Grover L. & Sarah T. Hodges, husband Roy E. Rice, brother Richard L. Brown, sisters Dorothy Sampson, Bernice Brown, 1 niece and 2 nephews. She leaves to cherish fond memories daughter Roxyanne Rice of Hobart, IN, 9 step grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 9 to 11:00 .m. with funeral services at 11:00 a.m. All services at Greater St. James A.M.E. Church, 2601 Massachusetts St. Gary, IN. The Rev. Dr. Patricia A. Efiom, officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.
Published in Post-Tribune from Apr. 11 to Apr. 13, 2018.