Melba Jo Rice, 78 of Woodstock passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016. Services will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
Mrs. Rice was born September 27, 1937 in Wichita Falls, Texas. She was the daughter of the late Horace and Mary Ruoff Wood. She was a member of NARFE and the Red Hat Society. She attended St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Rice; a daughter, Joy Lewis and a brother, Roger Ruoff.
She is survived by 2 sons, Jim and Michael Rice; a daughter, Jeanine Thorson; a sister, Beverly Stetten; 2 bothers, Dick and Bill Wood; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.