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Anna Florence “Parkey” Rice
1936 - 2014

Anna Florence “Parkey” Rice, 78, of Iowa Park, died Thursday, July 10, in Wichita Falls.

Graveside services were held Saturday, July 12, at Wilbarger Memorial Park, with Rev. Danny Hodgkins officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.

Anna was born Jan. 26, 1936, in Colorado City. She was the daughter of the late F.H. and Ethyl Babbitt Reed. She married Billy Don Rice Dec. 6, 1952, in Vernon.

She grew up in Vernon till 1953, moving to Los Angeles and later to Electra. She was a member of Parent and Teachers Association. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, where she taughter Bible studies. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Sammy Reed and Junior Reed.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Michael Rice of Wichita Falls, Billy Wayne Rice of Dennison, and Greg Rice of Van Alstyne; three daughters, Bobbie Miller and Deanna Swenson, both of Iowa Park, and Linda Trotter of Wichita Falls; a brother, Jackie Reed of Hico; two sisters, Peggy Phy of Clute, and Dottie McDonald of Frederick, Ok.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or Calvary Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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