Sarah Elizabeth Rice, 93, of El Dorado, formerly of Lake Village, left this life for her heavenly home on December 13, at Timberlane Health & Rehabilitation in El Dorado.
She was born on November 6, 1926 in Vick to the late Lucion Senn and Daisy Pate.
She was happily married to the late Thomas Edward Rice of Lake Village for 41 years and was dedicated to her family. She was a wonderful homemaker and enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a talented and creative seamstress as well as a fabulous cook. She was a member of Bayou Mason Baptist Church where she faithfully served for many years.
Other than her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by and infant son, Edward Dean Rice.
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Joyce (Jerry) Gregory of Lake Village, Bonnie (Tom) Miears of El Dorado, Eddy (Carlis) Rice of Russellville, and Robert (Mitzi) Rice of Monticello; grandchildren, Steve Gregory, Boyd Gregory, Beth Miears Presley, Kristie Miears Frost, Sandy Rice Zwick, Denton Rice and Neil Rice; great-grandchildren, Edward Gregory, Emanuel Gregory, Evie Wedgeworth, Austin Gregory, Anna Grace Gregory, Hannah Stewart, Rebekah Farnell, Caleb Presley, Joshua Frost, Tess Frost, McKenzie Rice, Drake Rice, Paislee Rice, Gage Rice and Reagan Rice; great-great-grandchildren, Jackson Daniel Gregory, Emmett Jackson Farnell and Ember Reign Wedgeworth.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 18, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Bayou Mason Baptist Church, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. with Jeff Presley officiating. Burial will be at Bayou Mason Baptist Church cemetery. The church is located at 723 Airport Rd. in Lake Village.
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, 222 West Pope Street, Monticello, AR 71655 or the Bayou Mason Baptist Church cemetery fund, 723 Airport Road, AR 71653.