Viola Rice, 96 of Linton, died at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at Glenburn Home in Linton.
She was born in Linton on Aug. 18, 1910, the daughter of Monty and Minnie (Moore) Hurt.
She was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty Borders of Linton, her son, David Rice of Regalsville, Pa., 10 grandchildren including, Wilma Jean Pope, Patricia Heaton, Michael Heaton, Dolly Gentry, Keith McDonald, Cheryl Rice, and Ian Rice, and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband whom she married Sept. 14, 1963, Howard Rice, two brothers, Claude and Willard Hurt, and her parents.
Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27 with the Rev. Doug Witt officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Visitation will be from noon Wednesday until the time of service.