February 11, 2014

Minnie Brown Rice

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Minnie Brown Rice, 93, London, Ky., passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Laurel heights Home for the Elderly.

Born Dec. 24, 1920 in Terra Haute, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Wade H. and Nannie Lee Brown. She was a homemaker and affiliated with the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, William Albert Rice.

She is survived by a son, Larry Rice and wife LaVerne of London; a daughter, Karen Rice Younger and husband Marvin of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren, Cindy Rice Croley and husband Chris of Clarksville, Tenn., Jennifer Rice Curtis and husband David and Emily Rice Williams and husband John, both of Lexington, Scott Younger and wife Anna and Lisa Younger Tharp and husband Nick of Jacksonville, Fla.; and seven great-grandchildren, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.

The family will receive friends at Bowling Funeral Home today, Feb. 12 from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service with Terry Gabbard officiating.

Burial will follow in Snuffer Cemetery, East Bernstadt.