Carolyn Rice

Posted: Thu 8:55 AM, Oct 10, 2013
May 31, 1937 - Oct. 9, 2013

Funeral services for Carolyn Rice, 76, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Friday, October 11, at the Warren United Methodist Church with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. Friday at the church, all in Warren, Texas.

Mrs. Rice died October 9, 2013 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care.

A native of El Paso, Carolyn was a longtime residence of Hardin and Tyler counties. She was a retired registered nurse and had worked as Director of Nurses at Silsbee Doctor's Hospital and at several other hospitals in this area. Carolyn also worked as Director of ER at Humana Hospital in Bryan.

Mrs. Rice is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Wilburn Rice; and two grandchildren.

Survivors include her sons, Robert Rice and wife Wanda of Honey Island and David Rice and wife Rhonda of Bryan; daughters, Cherry Lynn Rivers and husband David of Zwolle, La., Johanna Pate and husband John of Alexandria, La., Melinda Frye and husband Jack of Kountze, Texas and Cindy Reynolds and husband Brian of Austin; brothers, Johnny Williams of Vidor and Frank Williams of Jasper; eleven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

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