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Roger Rice

Friday, December 2, 2011

BENTON -- Roger Lynn Rice, 56, died Dec. 1, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born Oct. 4, 1955, in East Prairie, to the late James Thomas "J.T." Rice and Eva Louise Gunter Rice, he was a truck driver for Faith Global. He was of the Pentecostal belief.

On Oct. 19, 1989, at New Madrid, he married Beverly Ann Williams who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two daughters and a son-in-law, Dymisha Orozco of Bertrand and Tanya and Billy Lofton of Benton; five brothers, Charles Rice of Immokalee, Fla., Wendell Rice of Labelle, Fla., Lloyd Rice of Bertrand and Donald Rice and Mike Rice of Daleville, Ala.; two sisters, Helen Skelton of Sikeston and Betty Wheeler of Headland, Ala.; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Rice.

Visitation is scheduled at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Shelby Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday with Jon Archie officiating.

Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent at www.shelbyfuneral.com.