OBITUARY

Henrietta Rice

April 7, 1930March 22, 2021

Henrietta Rice, 90, passed away on Monday March 22, 2021. She Was born on April 7, 1930 and raised in Highland Park. She graduated from Old Louisville Girl’s High School in 1949, was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, and an accomplished seamstress, artist, and china painter. Most of all were her paintings on canvases which adorn family and friend’s homes. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Rice, Sr.; parents, Jess and Thelma (Pension) Burnett, brothers, James Sharp Burnett and Edgar Lee Burnett; sisters Geraldine Hawkins and Daisy Burnett; and a granddaughter, Lauren Arnold. Left to cherish her memory are her son, John E. Rice, Jr. (Brenda); and a daughter, Vicky Arnold (Carlton); former daughter in law, Charlyn Rice; 3 grandchildren Christopher Rice (Becky), Courtney Poole (Nathan), and Dr. Alexandria Arnold; 3 great grandchildren, Carter and Harper Poole and Foster Rice and her little dog, Shawn. Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm Friday in the Southern Chapel of Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd. with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm on Thursday. Online condolences may be shared with the family at, www.archlheadysouthernfh.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Rice, Sr.; parents, Jess and Thelma (Pension) Burnett, brothers, James Sharp Burnett and Edgar Lee Burnett; sisters Geraldine Hawkins and Daisy Burnett; and a granddaughter, Lauren Arnold. Left to cherish her memory are her son, John E. Rice, Jr. (Brenda); and a daughter, Vicky Arnold (Carlton); former daughter in law, Charlyn Rice; 3 grandchildren Christopher Rice (Becky), Courtney Poole (Nathan), and Dr. Alexandria Arnold; 3 great grandchildren, Carter and Harper Poole and Foster Rice and her little dog, Shawn.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 25, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, March 26, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, March 26, 2021

Memories

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Bob & Joan Breckheimer

March 25, 2021

We are thinking of the Rice family at this time. We loved John and Henry very much. We lived next door to them for 13 years On Maco Lane, I have some beautiful pieces that Henry painted for me and I will treasure them forever, RIP Henry

Mike and Lindsay Sowell

March 24, 2021

We are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Lindsay and Mike Sowell

Susan and Donald Bennett

March 24, 2021

We hope all of your loving memories of your Mother will ease your heartache and help you find peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Paula Mattingly

March 24, 2021

We send you our sympathy (Vicky). Your mother was such a lovely lady.
I know you will treasure your memories of her forever in your heart.

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