Lessie Ann Hicks Rice, 69, of Paragould, Ark., died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould.
Born Nov. 23, 1936, in Holland, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Jessie Andrew and Lessie Ann Bentley Hicks.
On July 28, 1953, she married Fletcher Rice, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Dianne Cochran; three brothers, J.E., W.T. and L.C. Hicks; one sister, Edna Sue Weaver and a granddaughter, Lisa Dianne Cochran.
Survivors include two sons, Lanny Alvin Rice, of Overland, Mo., and Danny Jefferson Rice, of Paragould; one daughter, Nelda Jean Revoir, of Paragould; one brother, Alvin Hicks, of Kennett; one sister, Joyce Rice, of St. Louis, Mo.; a son-in-law, Delbert Cochran, of Paragould; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Thursday, June 8, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 9, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jessie Dollars officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Tommy Seymore, Delbert Cochran, Butch Daniels, Paul Woodard, Jimmy Cooper, Jr., and Keith Roberts.