Beatrice Rice, 85, of Boydell, died May 31, 2015 at the Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village.
Mrs. Rice was a native of Ashley County and a resident of Boydell for 63 years. She was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife. She was a member of the Montrose Baptist Church and she loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and especially her great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Rice;a son, Lamar Rice; her parents, Glenn and Rosa Lee Henry Breedlove; a sister, Glenda Mae Eubanks and a brother, Travis Breedlove.
She is survived by a daughter, Kay Hetland and husband, Tommy; a son, Mark Rice and wife, Lynne, all of Boydell; eight grandchildren, Nicole Menard, Tabitha Hetland, Adam, Aaron, Alex, Jared and Nicholas Rice and Justin Manley and five great-grandchildren, Jordan Kay Menard and Ty Menard, Paisley, Georgia and Lily Rice.
Funeral services will be held on June 4 at 11 a.m. at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Bro. Carl Mason officiating. Burial will be at the Montrose Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Steve Clemets, Ricky Russell, Glen Reynolds, Adam Rice, Nicholas Rice, Jared Rice, Aaron Rice, Ty Menard and Justin Manley.
Visitation will be June 3 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.