Funeral services for Audrey Ellen Johnson Rice, 74, of Clinton will be held at 10 a.m Friday.in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
She died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in her home.
Rice was born Nov. 26, 1944, to George and Lucy (Tinney) Johnson in Thomas. She was raised on a farm southwest of Putnam and graduated from Putnam Schools in 1962.
On Dec. 24, 1963, she married George Hulett. She later married Carl Rice on Feb. 11, 1990.
Rice worked at the Clinton Veterans Center for 30 years and at Bar-S Foods for 19 years.
She loved raising chickens and gardening, and doing word search puzzles. She was a proud member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
Rice was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Virgil Johnson and Delbert Johnson; and one sister, Dorothy Roush.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; two sons, John Hulett and wife Sue and Charles Hulett and wife Susan, all of Clinton; one daughter, Mary Holland and husband Mark of Clinton; her brother, Kenneth Johnson of Clinton; her sister, Helen Heddlesten and husband Everett of Marlow; a sister- in-law, Cora Johnson of Sand Springs; eight grandchildren, Robert Hulett, Elizabeth Hulett, Sarah Hulett, Charles Hulett, Andrew Hulett, Taylor Hulett, Amber Hulett Uribe and Jason Hulett; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The service will be officiated by Rev. Roy Dobbs and under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mound Valley Cemetery in Thomas.