June 13, 2018
July 17, 1933 – June 3, 2018
Barbara Ann (Brendle) Rice, 84, of Sweet Home died June 3, 2018.
She was born July 17, 1933 in Vernonia, daughter of the late Thomas H. and Florence L. Brendle.
The family, including three younger brothers, moved to Carus, where her father worked in the mill and her mother ran Carus Corners grocery store. They later moved to Sweet Home, where her father ran a welding shop.
After graduating from Sweet Home High School in 1951 she worked for the Bank of Sweet Home at the back counter, helping folks balance their checkbooks and sometimes manning the drive-up w...