Karen Lee Rice, 71, of Macedonia passed away Monday morning December 13, 2021 at SSM Health Good Samaritan in Mt. Vernon.
She was born in Christopher, IL on January 4, 1950 the daughter of Harlie & Jessie M. (Lairsey) Webb.
She married Warren Rice on June 17, 1971.
Mrs. Rice was a retired School Teacher. In her first year of teaching she taught at Edwardsville. She then spent the rest of her teaching career (34 years) at Ewing-Northern Grade School. She started out teaching Kindergarten for the first 2 years. She then moved to the 5th grade where she remained. She enjoyed gardening & being outdoors.
Mrs. Rice is survived by her:
Husband: Warren Rice of Thompsonville
Son: Ben Rice & wife Heather of Sesser
2 Grandsons: Ryker & Kyler
1 Brother: Don Webb & wife Judy of Benton
Karen was preceded in death by her Parents.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 8th at the Barren Township Townhouse.
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