RICE, FRANKIE LEROY - Lawrence County, Arkansas | FRANKIE LEROY RICE - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Frankie Leroy RICE

Whittaker Cemetery
Lawrence County,
Arkansas

Frankie 29 May 1927 - 24 Mar 2001
Leveta 15 Jul 1929 - 10 Sept 2016

Marriage: 16 Aug 1947


Frankie the son of Claude and Elsie (Boothe) Rice. Leveta the daughter of Marvin and Velma (Allison) Thomas.


Leveta Jane Rice, 87 of Walnut Ridge, died September 10, 2016 at her residence.

Born July 15, 1929 in Oak Grove; daughter of Marvin and Velma Allison Thomas. She attended and graduated Walnut Ridge High School. She was then united in marriage to Frankie Rice in 1947. They both owned and operated the This & That Shop and Frankie’s U-Wash Carwash & Laundry Mat. Leveta was active member in the First Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge and for 45 years she helped with the Children and Choir Ministry.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 53 years, Frankie.

Survivors include her children, a son, Ronald Rice of Batesville; a daughter, Tonia (Robert) Hager of Plano, IL; two grandchildren, Robert (Christy) Hager Jr. and Sheri Hager; four great grandchildren; one sister, Rebecca Wiles of Sparta, MI; and many other relatives and friends.

Bro. Robert Hager Jr. and Bro. Jake Guenrich officiating.

Pallbearers are Robert Hager Sr., Jeff Rice, Chris Richardson, Shad Allison, Jerry Callen and Kevin Pugh.

In lieu of flowers, donations to be made to Leveta Jane Rice Children’s Ministry Scholarship at the First Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge.
Obituary courtesy of Bryan Funeral Home Hoxie, Lawrence County, Arkansas posted 12 Sept 2016

Contributed on 12/30/07 by denise.bratcher63
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Record #: 7702

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Submitted: 12/30/07 • Approved: 9/15/16 • Last Updated: 9/18/16 • R7702-G7702-S3

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