Betty Ruth Rice

Betty Ruth Rice
Betty Ruth Rice

Betty Ruth Rice, 87, of Amarillo, TX died Thursday, September 16, 2021.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2021, at Llano Cemetery with Jeremy Boothby officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Betty was born October 12, 1933, in Shawnee, OK to Bryan and Mabel Eaton.  She graduated from Matador High School.  Betty enjoyed puzzles, music, and dancing and she loved going to the mountains, especially for the fall colors.

Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Hermes, and Stephanie Mitchell and husband Craig, all of Amarillo, TX; four sons, Kerry Rice and wife Kathy, and Jeff Rice and wife Kim, all of Amarillo, TX, Kevin Rice and wife Sandra, of Rowlett, TX, and Greg Rice and wife Dala, of Spokane, WA; eleven grandchildren, Sydnee, Jada, Evan, Logan, Austin, Gunnar, Joseph, Noah, Dylan, Jacob, and Lindsey; and two great-grandchildren, Teddy and Mason, and another on the way; and many close friends that she considered family.


7 Replies to “Betty Ruth Rice”

  1. Betty was a kind soul and a caring friend. May the family find peace in the days ahead. She was my friend and I will miss her.

  2. Betty was always a joy to be around. I will remember the times I would just sit and listen to some of her stories. It always tickled me how she would play her scratchoffs. And had to have that coffee!!
    My prayers with be with the entire family.
    Danny Hunter & Dianne Clounch

  3. A gentle lady. You will be missed. I am glad you and Joe are united again.
    Love and prayers to your family🙏🏻❤️🌹
    Dave and Susan Barton

  4. Betty you will be missed by so many. You were the sweetest Betty I have ever known, the dances, talks and sunglasses will never be the same. Carlen and I love you and will miss you. Rest sweet lady.

  5. One of the sweetest ladies i have known love forever Betty she will be missed family stay close she would want it that way and I know you all will you are all in my prayers God is in control love you all

  6. Our most heart felt condolences to you Jeff, Kim & Lindsey as well as all of Bettys family. Betty loved you all so much. I know y’all are sad and grieving but just think of all the joy and happiness that Betty is experiencing right now! She is healthy and whole and we will all see her again one day! Still praying for you! God bless you all! Love, Joe and Shirley (Mom & Dad)

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