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Evelyn Valera Rice

September 15, 1910 January 28, 2002
Evelyn Valera Rice
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Evelyn Valera Rice was born September 10, 1910 at Olustee, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Bascom S.and Lilly May (Evans) Anderson. She died January 28th, 2002 at the Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Evelyn married Daniel Clifford (Jack) Rice and he preceded her in death in 1980.

Evelyn was a lifelong resident of Jackson County. She was a member of the Duke Home Demonstration Club, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Duke, Oklahoma, where she also served as a Sunday School Teacher, a member of the UMW and loved working in her yard.

Survivors include: one son, Bruce Rice and his wife Gail of Duke, Oklahoma; two brothers, Vernon Anderson and his wife Modina of Garland, TX and Paul Anderson of Amarillo, TX; four grandchildren, Gary Rice and wife Linda, Randy Rice and wife LeAnn, Dean Rice and wife Kelly and Victor Rice; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one brother Chester Anderson.

Services for Evelyn are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2002 at the Duke First United Church with Reverend Elbert Shumaker officiating. Interment will follow at the Prairie
Hill Cemetery under the direction of Lowell Tims Funeral Home.

Memorials in honor of Evelyn may be made to the Duke Methodist Church or the Prairie Hill Cemetery.

2:00 PM

First United Methodist Church


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