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Obituaries

February 8, 2013

James Harold Rice

July 1, 1938 — Feb. 2, 2013

DUNCAN — James Harold Rice, 74, of Wichita Falls, Texas, passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in the chapel of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with Mr. John Orr, Faith Village Church of Christ minister, officiating.

Interment followed at the Waurika Cemetery in Waurika.

Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls, Texas.

The family will receive friends and family from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at the funeral home.

Son of the late Nora (Singleton) and Lloyd Rice, James was born on July 1, 1938, in Waurika.

On Dec. 21, 1962, he married Doris Nan Clutz in Henrietta, Texas. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by friends and family. James worked for Weathertrol Supply and Baker Distributing prior to his retirement.

James was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Rice.

He is survived by his loving wife, Doris Nan Rice, of Wichita Falls, Texas; three sons, Craig Rice and his special friend, Melody Mehan, of Wichita Falls, Texas, Rodney Rice of Austin, Texas, and Jon Rice and wife, Miranda, of Wichita Falls, Texas; four precious grandchildren, whom he adored, Dalan Powell, Skylan Rice, Addie Rice and Avrie Rice; brother, Donald Rice and wife, Bonnie, of Duncan, sisters, Glenda Heath of Comanche, and Lanell Higgs of Thomasville, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Nancy Way and husband, Jim, of Waurika, Tia Strecker of Oklahoma City, and June Mitchell and husband, Jim, of Selma, Calif.; and close family friend, Rick Stout, of Austin, Texas.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.owensandbrumley.com.

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