Anna Belle Rice, 101, of Huntington, IN, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington.
Anna was born on October 8, 1918, in Whitley County, IN, to Thomas A. and Mercy A. (Angelmyre) Hartley. Her parents preceded her in death. She married Fred B. Rice on December 25, 1938, at Church of God, Huntington, IN. and he preceded her in death on February 18, 1999.
Anna was a homemaker. She was known for her crochet, knitting and needlepoint work and her family was blessed to have a lot of her pieces. She loved to ride along with her husband Fred and sit in the truck when he worked. She loved to watch basketball and she particularly liked IU and the NBA.
Anna is survived by one sister, Edith L. Scheerer, Huntington, IN, and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three brothers, Thomas Dunnuck, John J. Hartley, William “Sam” Hartley; and four sisters, Laura Heister, Betty Stoffel, Frances Collet and Ruth Miller.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN.
There will be an hour of calling, prior to the service, on Monday, August 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will follow at 10:00 a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750 with Rev. Paul Hirschy officiating.
Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington, IN.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Donor’s Choice in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.
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