Elmer E. Rice, 79
Elmer E. Rice, 79, died Monday, Feb. 8 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He was born Oct. 31, 1936 in Hazard to the late Claude and Edna Salyers Rice.
Survivors include his brothers, John L. Rice, St. Louis, Bernice Rice, Clay City, Walter Rice, Clay City, Homer Rice, Clay City, and Mack Rice, Clay City; numerous nephews, nieces, and family. He was preceded in death by his parents Claude and Edna Napier Rice; brother, Joe Rice, and sisters, Marie Combs and Linda Lou Powell.
Services were held on Friday, Feb. 12 at Davis & Davis Funeral Home, Stanton by Bro. Daniel Newell and Bro. Larry Shoemaker. Burial was in Elkins Cemetery, Clay City with Tony Rice, Eugene Rice, Charles Rice, Brian Rice, Julius Rice Jr., Gary Rice, and Terry Thorpe serving as pallbearers. Davis & Davis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.