Betty Rice

Betty June (Points) Rice, 74, of Sweet Home died at home June 14, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

She was born July 7, 1935 in Corydon, Iowa to John and Verna (Miner) Points.

She married Charles Rice in August of 1951. They divorced in 1988. She lived most of her life in Sweet Home. She was a member of the Ames Creek Neighbors Club for many years and a member of the Sweet Home V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary for 37 years. She loved to play bunko and loved her bunko friends.

Mrs. Rice is survived by her three children: Carol and son-in-law Larry Krigbaum, Charles “John” Rice and Debbie Rice; sisters Marita Schiller of Waterloo, Iowa and Janie Berg of Cascadia; brother Charles Points of Winona, Mo.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, David “Lee” Rice and her mother and father.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, at Cornerstone Fellowship.

Memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice and sent to the Sweet Home Funeral Home.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.