Annie L. Rice, 74, of Marietta passed away, surrounded by her adoring
family, following a courageous battle with cancer on January 31, 2018.
She was born in West Hempfield Township to the late David E. and Grace
Grove Gentzler. Annie graduated from Pequea Valley High School with the
Class of 1962 and worked for Donegal Industries for thirty one years
before her retirement. She loved outdoor activities including hunting,
fishing, camping, boating, and visiting Perry County. She also enjoyed
car shows, motorcycle rides, and visiting casinos with her husband.
Annie was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who always took care of
everyone else first.
leaves behind her husband of almost fifty two years, Jerry Rice of
Marietta; two sons, Ken, husband of Jessie Rice of Mount Joy, Jerry
Rice, Jr. of Ephrata; four grandchildren, Kimberly Anne and Crystalyn
Rice both of Ephrata, Richard West, Jr. of Dover, Daniel West of Hallam.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings.
for Annie will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at
the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA 17512. The
family will receive friends for visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m.
until service time. She will be laid to rest at Fort Indiantown Gap
National Cemetery in a private ceremony. In lieu of flowers, please
consider a donation to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive,
Lancaster, PA 17604. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home,