Carl Nolen Rice
Rice, 75, died on Monday, March 9, 2009 near Beggs.
Carl was born on March 14, 1933 in Okfuskee, Oklahoma to Edgar Lee and
Gracie (Arnold) Rice. He put on
professional rodeos since 1966, was a lifetime member of IPRA and a Bareback
Champion. Carl worked for McDonnell
Douglas for thirty-seven years, was a former member of the Mounds School Board,
a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church and the National Guard.
He enjoyed tending to oil wells and rodeoing, but his boys were his life.
preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Tiny Rice.
survived by his two sons; Rick Rice and wife Cheryl of Bixby, and Mike Rice and
wife Sandra, of Beggs, his wife, Peggy Sturm of Beggs, a sister, Evelyn Lynn and
husband Dale of Beggs, brother Gene Rice and wife Pat, of Beggs, sister Sue
Edmonds and husband Wiley of Carrollton, Texas.
He also has four grandchildren; Gayle Hahn, Justin Rice, Cody Harmon, and
Cassy Rice, three great grandchildren, Connor Nolen Rice, Seth Hahn and Candance
Hahn, and several nieces and nephews.
services will held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, March 12, 2009 at the First Assembly of
God Church. Interment will follow
in the Beggs Cemetery. The Casket
will remain closed. Arrangements
are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs.
Online condolences may be sent at www.mcclendon-winters.com