|THE MADILL RECORD
PIONEER COUNTY RESIDENT DIES AT CUMBERLAND
John Paschal Rice, 81, died at his home at Cumberland Saturday after having been in ill heath for the past two years. He was born in Arkansas, October 31, 1873.
Mr. Rice had been a resident of Marshall County since he was a small lad, living first near Woodville and later around Aylesworth and Cumberland, where he engaged in farming.
He had been a member of the Baptist church since 1947.
Funeral services were held in the Cumberland Baptist Church Sunday afternoon with the Rev. Andy Underhill in charge of the services.
Burial was in the Cumberland cemetery. Watts Funeral Home had charge of all arrangements.
Mr. Rice is survived by his wife and three children, Mrs. A. B. Eddington, Mrs. Alvin Long and Don Rice, all of Cumberland, his mother, Mrs. Mary E. Rice and nine grandchildren.
Four brothers who also survive are George Rice, Okmulgee, Gordon Rice, Chickasha, Jewel Rice, Tulsa, and Bruce Rice, Little City.
Casket escorts were Allie Pool, Noah Pool, Tom Pool, Shelby Eddington, W.H. Boatwright and Clayton Riddles.
Honoray pallbearers were Sam Holland, Pete Winberry, Erie King, Webster Nicholas, John A. Underhill and O.C. Barker.
|THE MADILL RECORD
ALICE M. RICE, COUNTY NATIVE DIES AT DURANT 9/18/1963
Memorial rites for Alice Mae Rice, a native of Cumberland, I.T., were conducted Friday afternoon from the Watts Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Rice died last Wednesday in Durant following an extended period of illness.
She was born August 28, 1890 west of Cumberland. She married John Paschal Rice January 17, 1909 and they lived in the Cumberland community all their married lives. Mr. Rice died January 15, 1955. Mrs. Rice was a member of the Baptist church several years.
The Rev. Damon Thomas of Durant officiated at services with Rev. J.L. Nail assisting. Singing was arranged by Mrs. Jane Bumpass with Mrs. Linda Bolin as organist. Burial was in Cumberland cemetery.
Mrs. Rice is survived by three children, Mrs. A.B. Eddington of Merkel, Tex., Mrs. Alvin Long of Cumberland and Don Rice of Durant; three brothers Edd and Cecil Duncan, both of Cumberland and Roy Duncan of Norman; three sisters, Mrs. Addie Hartin of Madill, Mrs. Ora Rice of Little City and Mrs. Maggie Alsup of Shawnee; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers for services were Benny, Eddie, Jimmy and Ruby [Rudy] Eddington and Paul and Keith Long